, Volume 41, Issue 5, pp 690–691 | Cite as

A non-peroxide norsesterterpene from a marine spongeHyrtios erecta

  • P. Crews
  • P. Bescansa
  • G. J. Bakus
Short Communications Ethology, Ecology, Natural Product Chemistry


A new norsesterterpene, hyrtial4, and known sesterterpenes,1–3, have been isolated from an anti-inflammatory active crude extract of the spongeHyrtios erecta.

Key words

Sponge, marine Hyrtios erecta norsesterterpene sesterterpenes hyrtial 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Crews
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. Bescansa
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. J. Bakus
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Thimann Laboratories and Center for Marine StudiesUniversity of CaliforniaSanta CruzUSA
  2. 2.Allan Hancock FoundationUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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