Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 50, Issue 2, pp 217–219 | Cite as

A New Phenylbutanone Derivative from the Roots of Rheum tanguticum

  • Liangliang Gao
  • Xudong Xu
  • Junshan Yang

A new phenylbutanone derivative, named 4-(4′-hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanone-4′-O-β-D-(6′′ -O-cis-pcoumaroyl)-glucopyranoside (8), together with 12 known compounds, was isolated from the roots of Rheum tanguticum. Their structures were determined by analysis of spectroscopic data.


phenylbutanone Rheum tanguticum 4-(4′-hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanone-4′-O-β-D-(6′′-O-cis-p-coumaroyl)-glucopyranoside 



This project was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 81102770), Chinese Traditional Medicine Researches of Special Projects (No. 200707007), and the technological large platform for comprehensive research and development of new drugs in the Twelfth Five-Year “Significant New Drugs Created” Science and Technology Major Projects (No. 2012ZX09301-002-001-026).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Medicinal Plant DevelopmentChinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical CollegeBeijingP. R. China

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