Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry

Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry

Volume: 3

Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry is a book series devoted to publishing monographs that highlight important advances in natural product chemistry. The series covers all aspects of research in ...
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Natural Benzophenones from Clusiaceae Family: Structural Diversity and Biological Activities

Pp. 293-346 (54)

Angela Maria Almeida Lima and Róbson Ricardo Teixeira

Abstract

It is described in this book chapter structural features of natural benzophenones and an overview of their various biological activities. These compounds have been isolated mainly from plant species belonging to the Clusiaceae family. Biosynthetic processes involved in their formation are also presented.

Keywords:

Benzophenones, Clusiaceae Family, Prenylated benzophenones.

Affiliation:

Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Av. P. H. Rolfs, S/N, Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil