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Mar. Drugs 2018, 16(9), 339; https://doi.org/10.3390/md16090339

Natural Product Chemistry of Gorgonian Corals of Genus Junceella–Part III

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Department of Applied Chemistry, National Pingtung University, Pingtung 900, Taiwan
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Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Armed Forces General Hospital, Kaohsiung 802, Taiwan
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Department of Marine Biotechnology and Resources, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
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Division of Dentistry, Zuoying Branch of Kaohsiung Armed Forces General Hospital, Kaohsiung 813, Taiwan
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Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Kaohsiung Armed Forces General Hospital, Kaohsiung 802, Taiwan
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Department of Neurological Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei 114, Taiwan
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Center for Environmental Toxin and Emerging-Contaminant Research, Cheng Shiu University, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan
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Super Micro Mass Research and Technology Center, Cheng Shiu University, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan
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Graduate Institute of Natural Products, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
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Chinese Herbal Medicine Research Team, Healthy Aging Research Center, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
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Research Center for Chinese Herbal Medicine, Research Center for Food and Cosmetic Safety, Graduate Institute of Healthy Industry Technology, College of Human Ecology, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
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Department of Anaesthesiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
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Graduate Institute of Natural Products, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
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Research Center for Natural Products and Drug Development, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
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Department of Medical Research, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
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Chinese Medicine Research and Development Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan
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National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
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Graduate Institute of Marine Biology, National Dong Hwa University, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
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Received: 28 August 2018 / Revised: 10 September 2018 / Accepted: 15 September 2018 / Published: 17 September 2018
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Abstract

The structures, names, bioactivities, and references of 82 natural products, including 48 new metabolites, purified from the gorgonian corals belonging to the genus Junceella are described in this review. All compounds mentioned in this review were obtained from Junceella fragilis, Junceella gemmacea, Junceella juncea, and Junceella sp., collected from tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean. Some of these compounds exhibited potential biomedical activities. View Full-Text
Keywords: Junceella; gorgonian; briarane; biomedical activity Junceella; gorgonian; briarane; biomedical activity
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Chung, H.-M.; Wang, Y.-C.; Tseng, C.-C.; Chen, N.-F.; Wen, Z.-H.; Fang, L.-S.; Hwang, T.-L.; Wu, Y.-C.; Sung, P.-J. Natural Product Chemistry of Gorgonian Corals of Genus Junceella–Part III. Mar. Drugs 2018, 16, 339.

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