A New Furanoxanthone from the Root Bark of Mesua ferrea

Author(s): Gwendoline C. L. Ee, Soek S. Teh, Mawardi Rahmani, Yun H. Taufiq-Yap, Rusea Go, Siau H. Mah.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 9 , Issue 6 , 2012

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Abstract:

One new xanthone, mesuaferrin C (1), was isolated from the root bark of Mesua ferrea. Two other known xanthones which are macluraxanthone (2) and caloxanthone C (3), along with three triterpenoids, β-sitosterol (4), friedelin (5) and betulinic acid (6) were isolated as well. The structures of these compounds were determined by 1D and 2D NMR and MS techniques.

Keywords: Clusiaceae, furanoxanthone, mesuaferrin C, Mesua ferrea, xanthones, coumarins, biflavanoids, triterpenoids, anti-inflammatory activity, cytotoxicity

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VOLUME: 9
ISSUE: 6
Year: 2012
Page: [457 - 459]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/157017812801322462
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