(Z)-sarcodictyin A, a new highly cytotoxic diterpenoid from the soft coral Bellonella albiflora

Yoichi Nakao, Satoru Yoshida, Shigeki Matsunaga, Nobuhiro Fusetani

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A new cytotoxic diterpene, (Z)-sarcodictyin A, was isolated from the Japanese soft coral Bellonella albiflora.1 Its structure was elucidated on the basis of 1D and 2D NMR analysis and chemical degradation. (Z)-Sarcodictyin A showed strong cytotoxicity against HeLa human cervix cells.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)524-527
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Apr 1


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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