Natural Products Chemistry

  title={Natural Products Chemistry},
  author={W. D. Ollis},
UDB The polycyclic ether (–)-brevisin (1, Figure 1) was isolated from the red tide dinoflagellate Karenia brevis, which produces a variety of polycyclic ethers such as the brevetoxins, brevenal, and the monocyclic ether amide brevisamide. Brevisin’s unique structure consists of two fused tricyclic ether ring assemblies bridged by a methylene carbon and a conjugated aldehyde side chain, which is similar to the side chain in brevenal and bevisamide. Fig. 2 Structure of prorocentrol and partial… CONTINUE READING

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