Antitumor agents from Bursera microphylla (Burseraceae) III: Synthesis of burseran

E. R. Trumbull, J. R. Cole

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Burseran, 3‐(3,4‐methylenedioxybenzyl)4‐(3“,4,5”‐trimethoxybenzyl) tetrahydrofuran, has been synthesized in order to prove its proposed structure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)176-178
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of pharmaceutical sciences
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1969


  • Antitumor agents—Bursera microphylla
  • Burseran—synthesis
  • GLC—identity
  • IR spectrophotometry—identity
  • Mass spectroscopy—identity
  • NMR spectroscopy—identity
  • UV spectrophotometry—identity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmaceutical Science

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