Dogger Bank Itch revisited: Isolation of (2-hydroxyethyl) dimethylsulfoxonium chloride as a cytotoxic constituent from the marine sponge Theonella aff. mirabilis

Kaoru Warabi, Yoichi Nakao, Shigeki Matsunaga, Tohru Fukuyama, Toshiyuki Kan, Satoshi Yokoshima, Nobuhiro Fusetani

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Abstract

(2-Hydroxyethyl) dimethylsulfoxonium chloride (1), the well-known causative agent of Dogger Bank Itch, has been isolated as a cytotoxic constituent from the marine sponge Theonella aff. mirabilis. The structure of 1 was determined by spectral and X-ray crystallographic analyses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-30
Number of pages4
JournalComparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Volume128
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • (2-Hydroxyethyl) dimethylsulfoxonium chloride
  • Cytotoxic
  • Dogger Bank Itch
  • Sponge
  • Theonella aff. mirabilis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Molecular Biology

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