Four new analogs of polycavernoside A

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

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Four new toxic glycosidie 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 Jul 31

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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