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Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 72–76 | Cite as

A sesquiterpene lactone badkhysinin from the roots ofFerula oopoda

  • N. P. Kir'yalov
  • S. V. Serkerov
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Summary

A sesquiterpene lactone with the composition C20H24O5, mp 104°–105° C, [α]D −212.4° C (alcohol) has been isolated from the roots ofFerula oopoda Boiss. and has been called badkhysinin. Badkhysinin is an ester of angelic acid and an epoxyhydroxylactone C15H18O4 with mp 185°–186° C apparently related to guaianolide with a hydrocarbon skeleton of irregular structure. A number of possible structural formulas for badkhysinin are given.

Keywords

Petroleum Ether Lactone Sesquiterpene Lactone Lactone Ring Raney Nickel 

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© The Faraday Press, Inc 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. P. Kir'yalov
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. V. Serkerov
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Komarov Botanical Institute, AS USSRUSSR
  2. 2.Komarov Institute of Botany, AS AzerbSSRUSSR

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