Isolation and structure elucidation of epipolasterol ...
|Title||Isolation and structure elucidation of epipolasterol and 22,23-dihydroepipolasterol from the marine sponge Epipolasis sp|
|Author(s)||Russell G. Kerr, C. Foss, S. Matsunaga, N. Fusetani|
|Journal||Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, B|
|Abstract||Two new sterols, epipolasterol and 22(23)-dihydroepipolasterol, have been isolated from the marine sponge Epipolasis sp. These are unusual metabolites as they both contain a t-butyl group in the sterol side chain. In addition, the presence of two degrees of unsaturation in the side chain of epipolasterol is rare. The known sterol, 22-dehydro-24-isopropylcholesterol was also found in this sponge.|
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