Asteropterin, an inhibitor of cathepsin B, from the marine sponge Asteropus simplex

Shuhei Murayama, Yoichi Nakao, Shigeki Matsunaga

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Abstract

A new pteridine derivative, asteropterin (1), was isolated as a cathepsin B inhibitor from the marine sponge Asteropus simplex. The structure of asteropterin (1) was elucidated by the analysis of spectral data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4186-4188
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume49
Issue number26
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jun 23
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cathepsin B
  • Inhibitor
  • Lumazine
  • Sponge

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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