Iridoids from Tocoyena formosa

Vanderlan Da S. Bolzani, Clara M. Izumisawa, M. Claudia M. Young, Lígia M.V. Trevisan, David G.I. Kingston, A. Leslie Gunatilaka

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The leaves of Tocoyena formosa afforded two antifungal iridoids α- and β-gardiol, and the new iridoids, mollugoside methyl ester and formosinoside. Formosinoside was characterized as its hexaacetyl derivative.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)305-308
Number of pages4
Issue number2
StatePublished - Sep 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Antifungal iridoids
  • Rubiaceae
  • Tocoyena formosa

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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