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Experientia

, Volume 36, Issue 7, pp 814–815 | Cite as

Furodendin, a C22 degraded terpene from the spongePhyllospongia dendyi

  • R. Kazlauskas
  • P. T. Murphy
  • R. J. Wells
Article

Summary

The structure of furodendin (5), a minor secondary metabolite of the spongePhyllospongia dendyi, has been solved by spectral methods. Furodendin is probably derived, biosynthetically, by elimination of a C3 unit from a C25 geranyl-farnesol precursor.

Keywords

Secondary Metabolite Terpene Spectral Method 
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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Kazlauskas
    • 1
  • P. T. Murphy
    • 1
  • R. J. Wells
    • 1
  1. 1.Roche Research Institute of Marine PharmacologyDee WhyAustralia

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