Experientia

, Volume 43, Issue 6, pp 624–625

2,3-Dihydrolinderazulene, a new bioactive azulene pigment from the gorgonianAcalycigorgia sp.

  • S. Sakemi
  • T. Higa
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DOI: 10.1007/BF02126356

Cite this article as:
Sakemi, S. & Higa, T. Experientia (1987) 43: 624. doi:10.1007/BF02126356

Summary

A new azulene pigment, 2,3-dihydrolinderazulene, has been isolated along with guaiazulene and linderazulene as bioactive metabolites from the gorgonianAcalycigorgia sp.

Key words

GorgonianAcalycigorgia sp.guaiazulene pigmentsantitumorantifungal

Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag Basel 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Sakemi
    • 1
    • 2
  • T. Higa
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Harbor Branch Oceanographic InstitutionSea Pharm Research LaboratoriesFort PierceUSA
  2. 2.Department of Marine SciencesUniversity of the RyukyusNishihara(Japan)