Horsfieldin, a lignan and other constituents from Horsfieldia iryaghedhi

A. A.Leslie Gunatilaka, A. M.Y.Jasmin De Silva, Subramaniam Sotheeswaran, L. M.V. Tillekeratne

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Abstract

A new lignan, horsfieldin [2-(3-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)-6-(3,4-methylenedioxyphenyl)-3,7-dioxabicyclo(3,3,0)octane], d-asarinin, (-)-dihydrocubebin, dodecanoylphloroglucinol, myristic acid, trimyristin and sitosterol have been isolated and characterized from the hot methanol extract of Horsfieldia iryaghedhi seeds. The absolute configuration of the lignans and the chemotaxonomic significance of their occurrence is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2719-2723
Number of pages5
JournalPhytochemistry
Volume21
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • (-)-dihydrocubebin
  • Horsfieldia iryaghedhi
  • Myristicaceae
  • absolute configuration
  • chemotaxonomy.
  • d-asarinin
  • dodecanoylphloroglucinol
  • horsfieldin
  • myristic acid
  • seeds
  • sitosterol
  • structure elucidation
  • trimyristin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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