Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 60–62 | Cite as

Bitter substances from Teucrium chamaedrys

  • D. P. Popa
  • A. M. Reinbol'd


The plantTeucrium chamaedrys, family Labiatae, has yielded four new bitter principles which have been characterized and namedteucrins A, B, C, andD. According to preliminary results, these compounds belong to the norditerpene furolactone group.


Lactone Furan Phytosterol Dilute Hydrochloric Acid Lactone Ring 


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© Consultants Bureau, a division of Plenum Publishing Corporation 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. P. Popa
    • 1
  • A. M. Reinbol'd
    • 1
  1. 1.Academy of Sciences of the Moldavian SSRInstitute of ChemistryRussia

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