Update of Spectroscopic Data for 4-Hydroxydictyolactone and Dictyol E Isolated from a Halimeda stuposa — Dictyota sp. Assemblage †

@article{Ovenden2012UpdateOS,
  title={Update of Spectroscopic Data for 4-Hydroxydictyolactone and Dictyol E Isolated from a Halimeda stuposa — Dictyota sp. Assemblage †},
  author={Simon P. B. Ovenden and Jonathan L. Nielson and Catherine H. Liptrot and Richard H. Willis and Dianne M. Tapiolas and Anthony David Wright and Cherie A. Motti},
  journal={Molecules},
  year={2012},
  volume={17},
  pages={2929 - 2938}
}
The methanol extract of an assemblage of Halimeda stuposa and a Dictyota sp., yielded three natural products characteristic of Dictyota sp., and one of Halimeda sp. These included the xenicane diterpene 4-hydroxydictyolactone (1), and the diterpenes dictyol E (2), 8α,11-dihydroxypachydictyol A (3) and indole-3-carboxaldehyde (4). A minor revision of 1 and new spectroscopic data for 1 and 2 are provided, along with associated anti-cancer activities of compounds 1–4. 

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