Metabolism in porifera. VII. Conversion of [7,7-3H2]-fucosterol into calysterol by the sponge Calyx niceaensis

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The sponge Calyx niceaensis metabolizes administered [7,7--(3)H2]-fucosterol to produce labelled calysterol, the principal sterol component of the sponge, possessing the unique feature of a cyclopropene ring bridging C23,24.


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