Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 5, Issue 5, pp 314–316 | Cite as

Oopodin—A sesquiterpene lactone from the roots ofFerula oopoda

  • S. V. Serkerov


From the resin of the roots ofFerula oopoda (Boiss. et Buhse) Boiss. a new sesquiterpene lactone C20H26O4, mp 127–128° C, has been isolated which has been given the name oopodin. The probable structure I has been proposed for oopodin.


Aqueous Ethanol Sesquiterpene Lactone Lactone Ring Sodium Carbonate Solution Vinyl Methyl 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. V. Serkerov
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  1. 1.Komarov Botanical Institute AS AzerbSSRUSSR

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