Lyngbyacyclamides A and B, novel cytotoxic peptides from marine cyanobacteria Lyngbya sp.

Norihito Maru, Osamu Ohno, Daisuke Uemura

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Lyngbyacyclamides A (1) and B (2), novel cyclic peptides, were isolated from marine cyanobacteria Lyngbya sp. collected in Okinawa, Japan. Their structures were determined by spectroscopic analyses and degradation studies. They moderately inhibited the growth of B16 mouse melanoma cells.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6384-6387
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number49
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Dec 8



  • Cyclic peptide
  • Cytotoxicity
  • Lyngbya sp.
  • Lyngbyacyclamide A

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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