The Chemistry of Bioactive Diterpenes

Author(s): Ajoy K. Banerjee, Manuel S. Laya, Henry R. Mora, Elvia V. Cabrera

Journal Name: Current Organic Chemistry

Volume 12 , Issue 13 , 2008

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This article reviews the isolation, biological activity and syntheses of several diterpenes. The chemistry and biological activities of norditerpene dilactones have been described. The aim of the present article is to provide an overview on the important role of diterpenoid compounds in medicine and agriculture. The synthetic discussions of these diterpenes are very briefly described.

Keywords: Bioactive Diterpenes, isolation, biological activity, syntheses, norditerpene dilactones, type diterpene acid, Chamaeceyparis pisifera Endle

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Year: 2008
Page: [1050 - 1070]
Pages: 21
DOI: 10.2174/138527208785740292
Price: $58

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