Broussonetine, a bisquinolyl-γ-butyrolactone from Broussonetia zeylanica

A. A.Leslie Gunatilaka, Sivagnanasundram Surendrakumar, Ronald H. Thomson

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Abstract

The wood of B. zeylanica (Moraceae) contains a new alkaloid broussonetine, identified as 3,4-bis(8- hydroxyquinolin-4-yl)-γ-butyrolactone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)929-931
Number of pages3
JournalPhytochemistry
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 11 1984
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Broussonetia zeylanica
  • Moraceae
  • broussonetine.
  • quinoline alkaloid
  • wood

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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