The constituents of marine sponges. I the isolation from aplysilla sulphurea (dendroceratida) of (1r*, 1′s*, 1″r*, 3r*)-1-acetoxy-4-ethyl-5-(1, 3, 3-trimethylcyclohexyl)-1, 3-dihydroisobenzofuran-l′(4), 3-carbolactone and the determination of its crystal structure

Peter Karuso, Brian W. Skelton, Walter C. Taylor, Allun H. White

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Extraction of the sponge Aplysilla sulphurea (Order, Dendroceratida) yielded two crystalline substances, aplysulphurin, C22H28O5, and aplysulphuride, C22H32O5. Chemical and spectroscopic evidence suggested that aplysulphurin, the title compound, had the structure (2). This was confirmed by a single-crystal X-ray determination.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1081-1093
Number of pages13
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes


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