Four new terpenes from the pericarp of Platycladus orientalis

Yueh Hsiung Kuo, Wen Chin Chen, Ching Kuo Lee

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A new monoterpene, platydiol (1), and three new diterpenes, platyclolactonic acid (2), 14,15-bisnor-8(17)-labdene-16,19-dioic acid (3), and 6,7-dehydrosandaracopimaric acid (4), were isolated from the pericarp of Platycladus orientalis. Their structures were elucidated by spectral and chemical methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)766-768
Number of pages3
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • 6,7-dehydrosandaracopimaric acid
  • Bisnor-8(17)-labdene-16,19-dioic acid
  • Cupressaceae
  • Platycladus orientalis
  • Platyclolactonic acid
  • Platydiol

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry
  • General Chemistry
  • Pharmacology


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