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Experientia

, Volume 43, Issue 6, pp 624–625 | Cite as

2,3-Dihydrolinderazulene, a new bioactive azulene pigment from the gorgonianAcalycigorgia sp.

  • S. Sakemi
  • T. Higa
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Summary

A new azulene pigment, 2,3-dihydrolinderazulene, has been isolated along with guaiazulene and linderazulene as bioactive metabolites from the gorgonianAcalycigorgia sp.

Key words

Gorgonian Acalycigorgia sp. guaiazulene pigments antitumor antifungal 

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag Basel 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Sakemi
    • 1
    • 2
  • T. Higa
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Harbor Branch Oceanographic InstitutionSea Pharm Research LaboratoriesFort PierceUSA
  2. 2.Department of Marine SciencesUniversity of the RyukyusNishihara(Japan)

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