A new steroid from the Red Sea soft coral Lobophytum lobophytum

Mohamed Elamir F. Hegazy, Tarik A. Mohamed, Abdelsamed I. Elshamy, Abuzeid A. Hassanien, Nahla S. Abdel-Azim, Mohamed A. Shreadah, Ibrahim I. Abdelgawad, Eman M. Elkady, Paul W. Paré

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Chemical investigation of the soft coral Lobophytum lobophytum collected from the Red Sea led to the isolation of a new compound gorgostan-5,25-dien-3β-ol (1), and two known compounds gorgosterol (2), and alismol (3). Structures were elucidated by employing extensive NMR and HR-ESI-MS experiments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)340-344
Number of pages5
JournalNatural Product Research
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2016


  • Lobophytum lobophytum
  • Red Sea
  • sesquiterpene
  • steriods


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