1,2(3)-Tetrahydro-3,3′-biplumbagin: A naphthalenone and other constituents from Plumbago zeylanica

G. M.Kamal B. Gunaherath, A. A.Leslie Gunatilaka, M. Uvais S. Sultanbawa, S. Balasubramaniam

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The isolation of plumbagin, droserone, isoshinanolone and a new naphthalenone, 1,2(3)-tetrahydro-3,3′-biplumbagin is reported from the phenolic fract.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1245-1247
Number of pages3
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes


  • 1,2(3)-tetrahydro-3,3′-biplumbagin
  • Plumbaginaceae
  • Plumbago zeylanica
  • droserone
  • isoshinanolone
  • naphthalenones
  • plumbagin
  • sitosterol
  • structu

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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