Five new phenolics from the roots of Ficus beecheyana

Zong-Huei Li, Yuh Chi Kuo, Guei Jane Wang, Yueh Hsiung Kuo, Chi I. Chang, Chung Kung Lu, Ching Kuo Lee

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From the ethanolic extract of the roots of Ficus beecheyana, threo-2,3-bis(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-3-ethoxypropan-1-o1 (1), erythro-2,3-bis(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-3-ethoxypropan-1-o1 (2), trans-4,5-bis(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-1,3-dioxacyclohexane (3), threo-3-(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-3-ethoxypropane-1,2-diol (4), 2,3-dihydroxy-1-(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-1-propanone (5), and 3-hydroxy-1-(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-1-propanone (6) were isolated. The structures of the new compounds 1-5 were elucidated by the analysis of their spectroscopic data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1497-1500
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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