Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 191–192 | Cite as

The structure of karatavicinol

  • N. P. Kir'yalov
  • V. Yu. Bagirov


The neutral fraction of the resin of the roots ofFerula karatavica Rgl. et Schmalh. has yielded a new coumarin with the composition C24H32O5, mp 52–53° C, [α] D 20 -12° (c 7.5; ethanol) which has been called karatavicinol. It has been established that karatavicinol is an ether of umbelliferone and a sesquiterpene aliphatic triol. The structural formula I has been proposed for karatavicinol.


Diethyl Ether Coumarin Glacial Acetic Acid Ethereal Extract Olefinic Proton 


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    N. P. Kir'yalov and V. Yu. Bagirov, KhPS [Chemistry of Natural Compounds],3, 223, 1967.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. P. Kir'yalov
    • 1
  • V. Yu. Bagirov
    • 1
  1. 1.Komarov Botanical Institute AS USSRUSSR

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