Callyspongynic acid, a polyacetylenic acid which inhibits α-glucosidase, from the marine sponge Callyspongia truncata

Yoichi Nakao, Taisuke Uehara, Shigeki Matunaga, Nobuhiro Fusetani, Rob W.M. Van Soest

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Abstract

A new polyacetylenic acid, callyspongynic acid (1), was isolated as an α-glucosidase inhibitor from the marine sponge Callyspongia truncata. Its structure was determined by spectroscopic and chemical methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)922-924
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Volume65
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jul 17
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Organic Chemistry

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