Okundoperoxide, a bicyclic cyclofarnesylsesquiterpene endoperoxide from Scleria striatinux with antiplasmodial activity

Simon M.N. Efange, Reto Brun, Sergio Wittlin, Joseph D. Connolly, Thomas R. Hoye, Thomas McAkam, Felix L. Makolo, James A. Mbah, Dorian P. Nelson, Kennedy D. Nyongbela, Clare K. Wirmum

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Abstract

Okundoperoxide (1) was isolated by bioassay-guided fractionation of extracts from Scleria striatinux (syn. S. striatonux). The compound contains a cyclic endoperoxide structural moiety and possesses moderate antimalarial activity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)280-283
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Volume72
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2009

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