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Bioactive Cycloperoxides Isolated from the Puerto Rican Sponge Plakortis halichondrioides.
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Two new five-membered-ring polyketide endoperoxides and a peroxide-lactone, plakortolide J, were isolated from the Puerto Rican sponge Plakortis halichondrioides, along with two previously reported cyclic peroxides, 4 and 5.
Two rare-class tricyclic diterpenes with antitubercular activity from the Caribbean sponge Svenzea flava. Application of vibrational circular dichroism spectroscopy for determining absolute
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In vitro anti-TB screenings revealed that metabolites 2-4 and, in particular, semisynthetic analogue 5, are strong growth inhibitors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv.
Isolation and structural elucidation of euryjanicins B-D, proline-containing cycloheptapeptides from the Caribbean marine sponge Prosuberites laughlini.
Three new cyclic peptides, euryjanicins B (2), C (3), and D (4), have been isolated from the Puerto Rican marine sponge Prosuberites laughlini, and the structures were elucidated by chemical
Monacyclinones, New Angucyclinone Metabolites Isolated from Streptomyces sp. M7_15 Associated with the Puerto Rican Sponge Scopalina ruetzleri
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The strongest bioactivity against rhabdomycosarcoma cancer cells and gram-positive bacteria was exhibited by compound 9, suggesting that the extra aminodeoxysugar subunit is important for biological activity.
Novel Cyclopropane Fatty Acids from the Phospholipids of the Caribbean Sponge Pseudospongosorites suberitoides
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The novel cyclopropyl fatty acids could have originated from the phospholipids of a cyanobacterium living in symbiosis with the hermit-crab sponge Pseudospongosorites suberitoides.
Identification of Novel α-Methoxylated Phospholipid Fatty Acids in the Caribbean Sponge Erylus goffrilleri
The phospholipid fatty acid composition of the Caribbean sponge Erylus goffrilleri is described for the first time. A total of 70 fatty acids with chain lengths between 13 and 29 carbons were
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