Journal of Natural Medicines

, Volume 72, Issue 1, pp 335–341 | Cite as

New cyclic sulfides extracted from Allium sativum: garlicnins P, J2, and Q

  • Toshihiro NoharaEmail author
  • Masateru Ono
  • Naho Nishioka
  • Fuka Masuda
  • Yukio Fujiwara
  • Tsuyoshi Ikeda
  • Daisuke Nakano
  • Junei Kinjo


Two atypical cyclic-type sulfides, garlicnin P (1) and garlicnin J2 (2), and one thiabicyclic-type sulfide, garlicnin Q (3), were isolated from the acetone extracts of garlic, Allium sativum, bulbs cultivated in the Kumamoto city area, and their structures characterized. Their production pathways are also discussed.


Allium sativum Atypical cyclic-type sulfide Thiabicyclic-type sulfide Garlicnin P Garlicnin J2 Garlicnin Q 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Toshihiro Nohara
    • 1
    Email author
  • Masateru Ono
    • 2
  • Naho Nishioka
    • 2
  • Fuka Masuda
    • 2
  • Yukio Fujiwara
    • 3
  • Tsuyoshi Ikeda
    • 1
  • Daisuke Nakano
    • 4
  • Junei Kinjo
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of Pharmaceutical SciencesSojo UniversityKumamotoJapan
  2. 2.School of AgricultureTokai UniversityAsoJapan
  3. 3.Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Life SciencesKumamoto UniversityKumamotoJapan
  4. 4.Faculty of Pharmaceutical SciencesFukuoka UniversityFukuokaJapan

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