Geodin A magnesium salt: a novel nematocide from a southern Australian marine sponge, Geodia

Capon R.J., Skene C., Lacey E., Gill J.H., Wadsworth D. and Friedel T.

Journal of Natural Products, 1999, 62, 1256-1259.

Publication Date: August 10, 1999


Geodia species collected from southern Australian waters of the Great Australian Bight has yielded a potent new in vitro nematocidal agent identified as geodin A Mg salt (1), a new macrocyclic polyketide lactam tetramic acid magnesium salt. The structure for 1 was assigned on the basis of detailed spectroscopic analysis.

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