Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 22, Issue 5, pp 548–552 | Cite as

Triterpenoids fromAbies species. I. Abiesonic acid — A triterpenoid with a new carbon skeleton from the oleoresin ofAbies sibirica

  • V. A. Raldugin
  • Yu. V. Gatilov
  • I. Yu. Bagryanskaya
  • N. I. Yaroshenko
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Abstract

The structure and stereochemistry of abiesonic acid — a new triterpenoid with a modified 3,4-secolanostane carbon skeleton isolated in the form of the dimethyl ester from the oleoresin of the Siberian fir — has been established with the aid of x-ray structural analysis. On irradiation with UV light, this ester is converted reversibly into its 24Z- isomer.

Keywords

Carbon Skeleton Dimethyl Ester Triterpene Acid Saturated Aqueous Sodium Lanostane 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Raldugin
  • Yu. V. Gatilov
  • I. Yu. Bagryanskaya
  • N. I. Yaroshenko

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