A New Lactone from the Twigs of Cinnamomum cassia
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A new lactone, 5R-methyl-3-heptatriacontyl-2(5H)-furanone (1), was isolated from the twigs of Cinnamomum cassia. The structure of the new compound was established on the basis of high-resolution MS, 1D and 2D NMR data. The absolute configuration was determined by electronic circular dichroism (ECD) analysis.
Keywords5R-methyl-3-heptatriacontyl-2(5H)-furanone Cinnamomum cassia twigs Lauraceae
This study was supported financially by the Jiangsu Provincial Platform for Conservation and Utilization of Agricultural Germplasm (BM2010610).
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