Phlorofucofuroeckol A

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Phlorofucofuroeckol A
Chemical structure of phlorofucofuroeckol A
IUPAC name
3D model (JSmol)
Molar mass 602.45 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Phlorofucofuroeckol A is a phlorotannin isolated from brown algae species such as Eisenia bicyclis (an edible seaweed called arame in Japan),[1] Ecklonia cava,[2] Ecklonia kurome[3] or Ecklonia stolonifera.[4]

The molecule possesses both the dibenzo-1,4-dioxin and dibenzofuran elements.[3]


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  2. ^ Ahn, MJ; Yoon, KD; Min, SY; Lee, JS; Kim, JH; Kim, TG; Kim, SH; Kim, NG; Huh, H; Kim, J (2004). "Inhibition of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase and protease by phlorotannins from the brown alga Ecklonia cava". Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin. 27 (4): 544–7. doi:10.1248/bpb.27.544. PMID 15056863.
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  4. ^ Kim, AR; Lee, MS; Shin, TS; Hua, H; Jang, BC; Choi, JS; Byun, DS; Utsuki, T; Ingram, D; Kim, HR (2011). "Phlorofucofuroeckol a inhibits the LPS-stimulated iNOS and COX-2 expressions in macrophages via inhibition of NF-κB, Akt, and p38 MAPK". Toxicology in Vitro. 25 (8): 1789–95. doi:10.1016/j.tiv.2011.09.012. PMID 21963823.