Four new analogs of polycavernoside A

Mari Yamashita, Tetsuya Seki, Valerie J. Paul, Hideo Naoki, Takeshi Yasumoto

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Four new toxic glycosidic macrolides, polycavernoside A2, A3, B, and B2 which were involved in fatal human intoxication were isolated from the red alga Polycavernosa tsudai and structurally determined using 2D NMR techniques and fragmentation patterns of FABMS.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5563-5566
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number31
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Aug 3

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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