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A new guaiane type sesquiterpene fromTorilis japonica

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A new guaiane type sesquiterpene was isolated from the fruit ofTorilis japonica (Umbelliferae). Based on NMR, IR and mass spectroscopy its structure was confirmed as deangeloyloxy torilin, 1ß, 7α, 10αH-11 -acetoxy-guaia-4-en-3-one (1). This is the first report showing that this compound can be isolated fromTorilis japonica.

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Ryu, J., Jeong, Y.S. A new guaiane type sesquiterpene fromTorilis japonica . Arch Pharm Res 24, 532–535 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02975160

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Key words

  • Torilis japonica
  • Umbelliferae
  • Seeds
  • Guaiane
  • Sesquiterpene