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Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 2005 Apr 01;534:382-6. doi: 10.1248/cpb.53.382.
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Constituents of holothuroidea, 14. Isolation and structure of new glucocerebroside molecular species from the sea cucumber Stichopus japonicus.

Kisa F , Yamada K , Kaneko M , Inagaki M , Higuchi R .

Five glucocerebroside molecular species, SJC-1-SJC-5, have been isolated from the less polar lipid fraction of a chloroform/methanol extract of the sea cucumber Stichopus japonicus. The structures of these glucocerebroside molecular species were determined on the basis of chemical and spectroscopic evidence. SJC-1, SJC-2, and SJC-3 are typical sphingosine- and phytosphingosine-type glucocerebroside molecular species with nonhydroxylated and hydroxylated fatty acyl moieties. SJC-4 and SJC-5 are also sphingosine-type glucocerebroside molecular species with hydroxylated fatty acyl moieties, although they are new glucocerebroside molecular species with unique sphingosine bases.

PubMed ID: 15802836
Article link: Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo)

Genes referenced: LOC100887844