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Natural Product Chemistry of Gorgonian Corals of the Family Plexauridae Distributed in the Indo-Pacific Ocean

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National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
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Graduate Institute of Marine Biotechnology and Department of Life Science and Institute of Biotechnology, National Dong Hwa University, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
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Department of Marine Biotechnology and Resources and Division of Marine Biotechnology, Asia-Pacific Ocean Research Center, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
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Doctoral Degree Program in Marine Biotechnology, National Sun Yat-sen University and Academia Sinica, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
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Department of Sport, Health and Leisure, Cheng Shiu University, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan
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School of Chinese Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
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Natural Medicinal Products Research Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan
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Center for Molecular Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan
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Mar. Drugs 2012, 10(11), 2415-2434; https://doi.org/10.3390/md10112415
Received: 13 September 2012 / Revised: 10 October 2012 / Accepted: 16 October 2012 / Published: 1 November 2012
The structures, names, bioactivities and references of 105 natural products obtained from gorgonian corals belonging to the family Plexauridae with an Indo-Pacific distribution are described in this review. All compounds mentioned in this review were obtained from gorgonian corals belonging to the genera Astrogorgia, Bebryce, Echinomuricea, Euplexaura and Menella. View Full-Text
Keywords: Plexauridae; gorgonian; Astrogorgia; Bebryce; Echinomuricea; Euplexaura; Menella Plexauridae; gorgonian; Astrogorgia; Bebryce; Echinomuricea; Euplexaura; Menella
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Wang, L.-H.; Sheu, J.-H.; Kao, S.-Y.; Su, J.-H.; Chen, Y.-H.; Chen, Y.-H.; Su, Y.-D.; Chang, Y.-C.; Fang, L.-S.; Wang, W.-H.; Wu, Y.-C.; Sung, P.-J. Natural Product Chemistry of Gorgonian Corals of the Family Plexauridae Distributed in the Indo-Pacific Ocean. Mar. Drugs 2012, 10, 2415-2434.

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