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Mar. Drugs 2017, 15(3), 54;

Sterols from Thai Marine Sponge Petrosia (Strongylophora) sp. and Their Cytotoxicity

Laboratory of Natural Products, Chulabhorn Research Institute, Kamphaeng Phet 6 Road, Laksi, Bangkok 10210, Thailand
Chemical Biology Program, Chulabhorn Graduate Institute, Kamphaeng Phet 6 Road, Laksi, Bangkok 10210, Thailand
Center of Excellence on Environmental Health and Toxicology (EHT), CHE, Ministry of Education, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
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Academic Editor: Sylvia Urban
Received: 20 January 2017 / Revised: 16 February 2017 / Accepted: 17 February 2017 / Published: 23 February 2017
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Eight new sterols (15 and 1113), together with eight known compounds (610 and 1416) were isolated from marine sponge Petrosia sp. The structures of these compounds were elucidated on the basis of extensive spectroscopic analysis. The cytotoxicity of some compounds against a panel of human cancer cell lines is also reported. View Full-Text
Keywords: Petrosia sp.; sterol; cytotoxicity Petrosia sp.; sterol; cytotoxicity

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Pailee, P.; Mahidol, C.; Ruchirawat, S.; Prachyawarakorn, V. Sterols from Thai Marine Sponge Petrosia (Strongylophora) sp. and Their Cytotoxicity. Mar. Drugs 2017, 15, 54.

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