Gloeolactone, a new epoxy lactone from a blue-green alga

D. B. Stierle, A. A. Stierle, T. Bugni, G. Loewen

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A novel lactone, gloeolactone (1) has been isolated from the blue-green alga, Gloeotrichia sp. The structure of this compound has been elucidated from a detailed analysis of the NMR spectra. This compound was shown to be toxic to brine shrimp.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-252
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1998


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