Isolation and structure of the exceptional Pterobranchia human cancer inhibitors cephalostatins 16 and 171

George Pettit, Jun-Ping Xu, Jean M. Schmidt, Michael R. Boyd

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Abstract

The Southeast African marine worm Cephalodiscus gilchristi has been found to contain two new and exceedingly potent human cancer cell growth inhibitors Cephalostatins 16 (3) and 17 (4).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2027-2032
Number of pages6
JournalBioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters
Volume5
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 7 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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