Nitrogen-containing verticillene diterpenoids from the Taiwanese soft coral Cespitularia taeniata.

@article{Shen2007NitrogencontainingVD,
  title={Nitrogen-containing verticillene diterpenoids from the Taiwanese soft coral Cespitularia taeniata.},
  author={Ya‐Ching Shen and Y. Cheng and J. Kobayashi and T. Kubota and Yohei Takahashi and Y. Mikami and Junji Ito and Yun‐Sheng Lin},
  journal={Journal of natural products},
  year={2007},
  volume={70 12},
  pages={
          1961-5
        }
}
Extensive column chromatography of the ethanolic extract of the soft coral Cespitularia taeniata collected in Taiwan has resulted in the isolation of eight new nitrogen-containing verticillene diterpenes, designated cespitulactams D-K ( 1- 8), together with three known diterpenes, cespitulactams A ( 9) and B ( 10) and cespitularin F. In addition, one new derivative, 6- O-acetylcespitulactam F ( 11), was prepared from compound 3. The structures of these compounds were elucidated on the basis of… Expand
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