Published in Cancer Weekly, February 7th, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Tetrahedron, "The new plakortide Q (1) has been isolated from the little studied marine sponge Plakortis zzyggompha, together with the six new cyclic peroxide analogues 2-7 in their methyl ester forms 2a-7a."
"Their structure was fully elucidated through NMR and MS analyses and the relative stereochemistry of the 1,2-dioxane ring was established after interpretation of the coupling constant values and the NOESY data. The carboxylic acid function of these compounds was proved to...
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