Lignans of Horsfieldia iryaghedhi

L. M.V. Tillekeratne, D. T. Jayamanne, K. D.V. Weerasuria, A. A.Leslie Gunatilaka

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A detailed chemical investigation of extracts of the bark, leaf and timber of Horsfieldia iryaghedhi collected in Sri Lanka, led to the isolation of (+)-asarinin, dodecanoylphloroglucinol and (-)-dihydrocubebin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)476-478
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes


  • (+)-asarinin
  • (-)-dihydrocubebin
  • Horsfieldia iryaghedhi
  • Myristicaceae
  • dodecanoylphloroglucinol.
  • lignans

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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