Just look at the structure of this alkaloid!
Sometimes you just have to step back and marvel at the structures that are found in nature. Check out zamamiphidin A, a new manzamine alkaloid isolated from an Okinawan sponge by J. Kobayashi and co-workers (Organic Letters). Heptacyclic. Quaternary ammonium. Massively bridged. Well done, sponges!
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