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Experientia

, Volume 36, Issue 8, pp 891–892 | Cite as

Δ9(15)-Africanene, a new sesquiterpene hydrocarbon from the soft coralSinularia erecta

  • Y. Kashman
  • M. Bodner
  • Janet S. Finer-Moore
  • J. Clardy
Specialia

Summary

The isolation and structural elucidation ofΔ9(15)-africanene from the soft coralSinularia erecta is presented.

Keywords

Hydrocarbon Structural Elucidation Sesquiterpene Sesquiterpene Hydrocarbon 
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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Kashman
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. Bodner
    • 1
    • 2
  • Janet S. Finer-Moore
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Clardy
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryTel-Aviv UniversityRamat-Aviv(Israel)
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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