Jump to main content
Jump to site search
PLANNED MAINTENANCE Close the message box

Scheduled maintenance work on Wednesday 27th March 2019 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (GMT).

During this time our website performance may be temporarily affected. We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause and thank you for your patience.

Issue 5, 1999
Previous Article Next Article

The diversity of naturally occurring organobromine compounds


Of the nearly 3200 known naturally occurring organohalogen compounds, more than 1600 contain bromine. These organobromines, which range in structural intricacy from the simple but enormously abundant bromoform (CHBr3) and bromomethane to the highly complex bryozoan bromine-containing indole alkaloids, are produced by marine and terrestrial plants, marine animals (sponges, tunicates, bryozoans, gorgonians, sea hares, nudibranchs), bacteria, fungi, some higher animals, and a few mammals including humans.

Back to tab navigation

Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/A900201D
Citation: Chem. Soc. Rev., 1999,28, 335-346

  •   Request permissions

    The diversity of naturally occurring organobromine compounds

    G. W. Gribble, Chem. Soc. Rev., 1999, 28, 335
    DOI: 10.1039/A900201D

Search articles by author