Mebamamides A and B, Cyclic Lipopeptides Isolated from the Green Alga Derbesia marina

Arihiro Iwasaki, Osamu Ohno, Shinpei Sumimoto, Teruhiko Matsubara, Satoshi Shimada, Toshinori Sato, Kiyotake Suenaga

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Abstract

Mebamamides A and B, new lipopeptides with four d-amino acid residues and a 3,8-dihydroxy-9-methyldecanoic acid residue, were isolated from the green alga Derbesia marina. Their gross structures were elucidated by spectroscopic and ESI-ITMS analyses. The absolute configurations except for the two leucines were revealed based on chiral-phase HPLC analyses of the acid hydrolysate and a modified Mosher's method. A distinction between d-Leu and l-Leu in the sequence was established by the application of a dansyl-Edman method to the partial acid hydrolysate. Mebamamide A did not exhibit any growth inhibitory activity against HeLa and HL60 cells at 10 μM, and mebamamide B did not exhibit any growth inhibitory activity against those cells at 100 μM. Additionally, it was suggested that mebamamide B induced the differentiation of HL60 cells into macrophage-like cells at 100 μM. (Chemical Equation).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)901-908
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Volume78
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Apr 24

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Organic Chemistry

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