Marinopyrones A-D, alpha-pyrones from marine-derived actinomycetes of the family Nocardiopsaceae

TitleMarinopyrones A-D, alpha-pyrones from marine-derived actinomycetes of the family Nocardiopsaceae
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsLee J., Han C., Lee T.G, Chin J., Choi H., Lee W., Paik M.J, Won D.H, Jeong G., Ko J., Yoong Y.J, Nam SJ, Fenical W, Kang H.
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume57
Pagination1997-2000
Date Published2016/05
Type of ArticleArticle
ISBN Number0040-4039
Accession NumberWOS:000374622800014
Keywordsactivity; alpha-Pyrone; Anti-inflammatory; discovery; diversity; mechanism; metabolites; Nocardiopsis sp.; resistance; sediments; sp-nov; Streptomonospora sp.
Abstract

Two actinomycetes, a member of the rare halophilic genus Streptomonospora and a Nocardiopsis sp. (Nocardiopsaceae), strains CNQ-082 and CNQ-675, respectively, were isolated from marine sediments collected off shore near La Jolla, California. HPLC-UV guided fractionations of the extracts of these strains yielded marinopyrones A-D (1-4), the structures of which were elucidated by interpretation of 1D and 2D NMR and HRMS spectroscopic data. Oxidative ozonation, followed by conversion of the acid product to an alpha-naphthyl amide, provided the absolute configuration at the chiral center on the side-chain. Marinopyrones A-D were examined for the inhibitory activity on nitric oxide production in LPS-activated mouse macrophage cells (RAW 264.7); marinopyrone D (4) was inhibitory with an IC50 value of 13 mu M. To our knowledge, marinopyrones A-C are only the second reported natural products from the rare halophilic genus Streptomonospora. (C) 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

DOI10.1016/j.tetlet.2016.03.084
Short TitleTetrahedron Lett.
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