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Desacetylscalaradial, a cytotoxic metabolite from the sponge Cacospongia scalaris

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From the marine spongeCacospongia scalaris, scalaradial1, desacetylscalaradial2, and heteronemin3 were isolated. Compound2 showed potent cell growth inhibition. The stereochemistry of3 is briefly discussed.

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Acknowledgments. The authors are grateful to Prof. T. Hase and Mr R. Nakai for collecting the sponge and to Dr s. Tanida for the sponge identification.

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Yasuda, F., Tada, H. Desacetylscalaradial, a cytotoxic metabolite from the sponge Cacospongia scalaris. Experientia 37, 110–111 (1981).

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