Cytotoxic Steroids from the Vietnamese Soft Coral Sinularia leptoclados.
Advanced Center for Bioorganic Chemistry, Institute of Marine Biochemistry, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST).
Graduate University of Science and Technology, VAST.
Institute of Biotechnology, VAST.
Institute of Marine Environment and Resources, VAST.
- Published Article
Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Pharmaceutical Society of Japan
- Publication Date
Jun 01, 2017
Fifteen steroids, including two new compounds, leptosteroid (1) and 5,6β-epoxygorgosterol (2), were isolated and structurally elucidated from the Vietnamese soft coral Sinularia leptoclados. Their cytotoxic effect against a panel of eight human cancer cell lines was evaluated using sulforhodamine B (SRB) method. Significant cytotoxicity against hepatoma cancer (HepG2, IC50=21.13±0.70 µM) and colon adenocarcinoma (SW480, IC50=28.65±1.53 µM) cell lines were observed for 1 and against acute leukemia (HL-60, IC50=20.53±2.26 µM) and SW480 (IC50=26.61±1.59 µM) for ergost-5-en-3β,7β-diol (8). In addition, 3β,7β-dihydroxyergosta-5,24(28)-diene (13) showed significant cytotoxic activity on all tested cell lines with IC50 values ranging from 13.45±1.81 to 29.01±3.21 µM.
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