Akaterpin, a novel bioactive triterpene from the marine sponge Callyspongia sp.

Akiko Fukami, Yoko Ikeda, Shinichi Kondo, Hiroshi Naganawa, Tomio Takeuchi, Shigeki Furuya, Yoshio Hirabayashi, Kazuyuki Shimoike, Saburo Hosaka, Yoko Watanabe, Kazuo Umezawa

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Abstract

Akaterpin (1), an inhibitor of phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C, was isolated from an acetone extract of the marine sponge, Callyspongia sp. Structural determination by 2D-NMR spectroscopy revealed that it was a novel triterpene with the hydroquinone disulfate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1201-1202
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume38
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 17 1997
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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    Fukami, A., Ikeda, Y., Kondo, S., Naganawa, H., Takeuchi, T., Furuya, S., Hirabayashi, Y., Shimoike, K., Hosaka, S., Watanabe, Y., & Umezawa, K. (1997). Akaterpin, a novel bioactive triterpene from the marine sponge Callyspongia sp. Tetrahedron Letters, 38(7), 1201-1202. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0040-4039(97)00016-6