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Diterpenes from the Marine Algae of the Genus Dictyota

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Laboratory of Marine Natural Products, School of Marine Sciences, Ningbo University, Ningbo 315211, China
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Key Laboratory of Applied Marine Biotechnology of Ministry of Education, Ningbo University, Ningbo 315211, China
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Mar. Drugs 2018, 16(5), 159; https://doi.org/10.3390/md16050159
Received: 23 April 2018 / Revised: 2 May 2018 / Accepted: 7 May 2018 / Published: 11 May 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Seaweeds and Their Biological Actions)
Species of the brown algae of the genus Dictyota are rich sources of bioactive secondary metabolites with diverse structural features. Excellent progress has been made in the discovery of diterpenes possessing broad chemical defensive activities from this genus. Most of these diterpenes exhibit significant biological activities, such as antiviral, cytotoxic and chemical defensive activities. In the present review, we summarized diterpenes isolated from the brown algae of the genus. View Full-Text
Keywords: Dictyota; diterpene; secondary metabolites; bioactivity Dictyota; diterpene; secondary metabolites; bioactivity
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Chen, J.; Li, H.; Zhao, Z.; Xia, X.; Li, B.; Zhang, J.; Yan, X. Diterpenes from the Marine Algae of the Genus Dictyota. Mar. Drugs 2018, 16, 159.

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