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Terpenoids from Marine Soft Coral of the Genus Lemnalia: Chemistry and Biological Activities

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College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310014, China
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State Key Laboratory of Drug Research, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 555 Zu Chong Zhi Road, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Shanghai 201203, China
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Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20878, USA
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Mar. Drugs 2018, 16(9), 320; https://doi.org/10.3390/md16090320
Received: 2 August 2018 / Revised: 2 September 2018 / Accepted: 4 September 2018 / Published: 9 September 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Terpenoids from Marine Organisms)
Lemnalia is one of the most widely-distributed marine soft coral in tropical oceans and is known to produce novel terpenoids with a broad spectrum of biological activities. This review provides the first comprehensive overview of terpenoids produced by soft coral Lemnalia since their first discovery in 1974. View Full-Text
Keywords: marine soft coral; Lemnalia sp.; secondary metabolites; bioactivity marine soft coral; Lemnalia sp.; secondary metabolites; bioactivity
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Wu, Q.; Sun, J.; Chen, J.; Zhang, H.; Guo, Y.-W.; Wang, H. Terpenoids from Marine Soft Coral of the Genus Lemnalia: Chemistry and Biological Activities. Mar. Drugs 2018, 16, 320.

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