A new norlupene from the leaves of Melaleuca leucadendron

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A new lupane-type nortriterpene and 13 known compounds were isolated from the leaves of Melaleuca leucadendron L. Based on chemical and spectral methods, the structure of the new compound was elucidated as 28-norlup- 20(29)-ene-3β,17β-diol, while the known compounds were identified as (2E,6E)-farnesol, phytol, squalene, alloaromadendrene, ledene, palustrol, viridiflorol, ledol, betulinaldehyde, betulinic acid, 3β-acetyl-lup-20(29)- en-28-oic acid, 3-oxolup-20(29)-en-28-oic acid, and platanic acid.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)375-376
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science
  • Chemistry (miscellaneous)
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Pharmacology


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