Natural antioxidants. Furanoeremophilanes from Cacalia roots


Sesquiterpene compounds of the furanoeremophilane series have been isolated from extracts of the roots ofCacalia sp. growing in the Soviet Far East. The presence of antioxidant and antiradical activities in two representatives of the series has been established.

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Pacific Ocean Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Far Eastern Branch, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Vladivostok. Translated from Khimiya Prirodnykh Soedinenii, No. 5, pp. 643–646, September–October, 1989.

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Krasovskaya, N.P., Kulesh, N.I. & Denisenko, V.A. Natural antioxidants. Furanoeremophilanes from Cacalia roots. Chem Nat Compd 25, 545–548 (1989).

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