Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 52, Issue 1, pp 67–70 | Cite as

Unusual Meroterpenoids from Leaves of Psidium guajava

  • Jian Liu
  • Li-Rong Jiang
  • Mei-Feng Liu

Guavadial, a new meroterpenoid isomer of sesquiterpenoid-diphenylmethane, along with two knownmeroterpenoids, guajadial and psidial A, was isolated from the leaves of Psidium guajava (guava). Its structure with absolute configuraton was elucidated by spectroscopic data, CD experimentation, and single-crystal X-ray diffraction.


meroterpenoid Psidium guajava guavadial 



This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 81001620), the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (SCUT-2009 ZM0109 and 2012ZZ0046), and the research fund of The Guangdong Provincial Laboratory of Green Chemical Technology.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringSouth China University of TechnologyGuangzhouP. R. China

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