Muurolane sesquiterpenes from Illicium tsangii

Koon Sin Ngo, Wing Tak Wong, Geoffrey D. Brown

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A dichloromethane extract of Illicium tsangii has yielded five novel muurolane sesquiterpenes (1, 2, 6, 7, 9) and three new menthane monoterpenes (10-12) in addition to several known compounds. Biogenetic relationships among the sesquiterpenes are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)549-553
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Organic Chemistry


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