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Sanctolide A, a 14-membered PK-NRP hybrid macrolide from the cultured cyanobacterium Oscillatoria sancta (SAG 74.79)

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posted on 25.10.2013, 00:00 by Hahk-Soo Kang, Aleksej Krunic, Jimmy Orjala
Sanctolide A (1), a 14-membered polyketide-nonribosomal peptide (PK-NRP) hybrid macrolide, was isolated from the cultured cyanobacterium Oscillatoria sancta (SAG 74.79). The planar structure was determined using various spectroscopic techniques including HRESIMS, and 1D and 2D NMR analyses. The relative configuration was assigned by J-based configurational analysis in combination with NOE correlations. The absolute configuration was determined by Mosher ester and enantioselective HPLC analyses. The structure of sanctolide A (1) features a rare N-methyl enamide and a 2-hydroxyisovaleric acid, which are incorporated to form a 14-membered macrolide ring structure, comprising a new type of cyanobacterial macrolides derived from a PKS-NRPS hybrid biosynthetic pathway.


This research was supported by PO1 CA125066 from NCI/NIH.


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NOTICE: This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Tetrahedron Letters. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Tetrahedron Letters, Vol 53, Issue 28, 11 July 2012 DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2012.04.136







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