A New Sphingolipid from the Sponge Iotrochota Baculifera of the Indian Ocean
P. Muralidhar and D. Venkata Rao*

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam-530 003, India
E-mail: dvraodod@rediffmail.com


A new sphingolipid was isolated from the ethyl acetate solubles of the alcoholic extract of the sponge Iotrochota baculifera. The compound was characterized as (2S, 3S, 4R)-2-[(2’R, 4’E)-2’-hydroxy-4’-tetracosenoylamino]-1,3,4-trihydroxyoctadecane (1) by means of NMR and FABMS data.

xyo Sphingolipid, Iotrochota baculifera, Sponge, Indian Ocean.
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  • Asian J. Chem. /
  •  2006 /
  •  18(1) /
  •  pp 33-36