Synthesis of a novel lysophosphatidylcholine

Changjin Zhu, Tatsuya Morimoto, Shuhei Nakajima, Teruhiko Nitoda, Naomichi Baba

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The novel lysophosphatidylcholine (1), which naturally occurs in the marine sponge Spirastrella abata and was reported to inhibit cholesterol biosynthesis in the Chang liver cell, has been synthesized in four steps from methyl cis-11-octadecenoate (2).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-99
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 10 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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