Zorrimidazolone, a Bioactive Alkaloid from the Non-Indigenous Mediterranean Stolidobranch Polyandrocarpa zorritensis

@article{Aiello2011ZorrimidazoloneAB,
  title={Zorrimidazolone, a Bioactive Alkaloid from the Non-Indigenous Mediterranean Stolidobranch Polyandrocarpa zorritensis},
  author={Anna Aiello and Ernesto Fattorusso and Concetta Imperatore and Carlo Irace and Paolo Luciano and Marialuisa Menna and Rita Santamaria and Rocco A Vitalone},
  journal={Marine Drugs},
  year={2011},
  volume={9},
  pages={1157 - 1165}
}
Chemical analysis of the Mediterranean ascidian Polyandrocarpa zorritensis (Van Name 1931) resulted in the isolation of a series of molecules including two monoindole alkaloids, 3-indolylglyoxylic acid (3) and its methyl ester (4), 4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenylglyoxylic acid methyl ester (1) and a new alkaloid we named zorrimidazolone (2). The structure of the novel compound 2 has been elucidated by spectroscopic analysis and bioactivity of all compounds has been investigated. Zorrimidazolone (2… 
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