Antifungal Brominated C18 Acetylenic Acids from the Marine Sponge, Petrosia volcano Hoshino

Nobuhiro Fusetani, Hong yu Li, Kazuhiro Tamura, Shigeki Matsunaga

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New brominated C18 acetylenic acids and methyl esters (3, 5, 9-10,12-17) have been isolated from the marine sponge. Petrosia volcano Hoshino. Their structures were determined by spectroscopic methods as well as comparison of spectral data with those of known related metabolites. Both acetylenic acids and their methyl esters exhibited activity against the fungus Mortierella ramannianus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1203-1210
Number of pages8
Issue number6
StatePublished - Feb 5 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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