Gemini Alam(1*), Puji Astuti(2), Subagus Wahyuono(3), Dinar Sari(4), Mark T Hamman(5)

(1) Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Mathematic and Natural Sciences, Hasanuddin University, Makassar
(2) Pharmaceutical Biology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta
(3) Pharmaceutical Biology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta
(4) Biology Department, Faculty of Mathematic and Natural Sciences, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta
(5) Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mississippi University
(*) Corresponding Author


Two alkaloid compounds have been isolated from sponge Petrosia sp collected from Bunaken Bay Menado. These compounds have been found to inhibit several human cancer cell proliferation in vitro. Structure elucidation is needed to further characterize these bioactive compounds. The structure is determined by analyzing Ultra Violet (UV), Infra Red (IR), Mass Spectra (MS) and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectra. Based on spectroscopic data, Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) co-chromatograph with authentic samples and comparison with reported data the two compounds were identified as Manzamine A and 8-OH Manzamine A, respectively.


Manzamine A; 8-OH Manzamine A; Petrosia sp; structure elucidation

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