Antitumor agents from Bursera microphylla (Burseraceae) I. Isolation and characterization of deoxypodophyllotoxin

E. Bianchi, M. E. Caldwell, J. R. Cole

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Abstract

Deoxypodophyllotoxin has been isolated and characterized as one of several anti‐tumor agents from Bursera microphylla (Burseraceae). β‐Sitosterol has also been shown to be present in this plant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)696-697
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of pharmaceutical sciences
Volume57
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1968

Keywords

  • Antitumor agents—Bursera microphylla
  • Chromatography, adsorption, thick layer, paper—separation
  • Deoxypodophyllotoxin—isolation, characterization
  • IR spectrophotometry—identity
  • Mass spectroscopy—identity
  • TLC—identity
  • Tumor inhibition, ED—deoxypodophyllotoxin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmaceutical Science

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