Cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial sulfur-containing polybromoindoles from the formosan red alga laurencia brongniartii

Hui Yu Fang, Shu Fen Chiou, Chokkalingam Uvarani, Zih Hong Wen, Chi Hsin Hsu, Yang Chang Wu, Wei Lung Wang, Chih Chuang Liaw, Jyh Horng Sheu

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A new polybrominated indole, 4,5,6-tribromo-2-methylsulfinylindole (1), and eleven known metabolites 2-12 were isolated from the acetone extract of the red alga Laurencia brongniartii. Structure of the new compound 1 was elucidated by 1D and 2DNMR experiments. Cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial activities of these sulfurcontaining polybromoindoles were evaluated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1278-1280
Number of pages3
JournalBulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jan 1


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  • Chemistry(all)

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