Isolation and structure of phakellistatin 2 from the eastern indian ocean marine sponge phakellia carteri

George R. Pettit, Rui Tan, Michael D. Williams, Larry Tackett, Jean M. Schmidt, Ronald Cerny, John N A Hooper

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The marine sponge Phakellia carteri indigenous to the Republic of the Comoros was found to contain a new cell growth inhibitory (P388 cell line ED50 0.34 μg/ml) cyclo-heptapeptide named phakellistatin 2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2869-2874
Number of pages6
JournalBioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1993


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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