, Volume 31, Issue 9, pp 1004–1005 | Cite as

Chromazonarol and isochromazonarol, new chromanols from the brown seaweedDictyopteris undulata (zonarioides)

  • W. Fenical
  • O. McConnell
Specialia Chimica, Biochimica


The chloroform extract ofDictyopteris undulata contains minor amounts of two new chromanols, chromazonarols (2) and isochromazonarol (3). The structures of these metabolites have been assigned based upon their chemical and spectral behavior and, in part, upon their relationship with zonarol.


Chloroform Minor Amount Chloroform Extract Spectral Behavior 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Fenical
    • 1
  • O. McConnell
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Marine ResourcesScripps Institution of OceanographyLa Jolla(USA)

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