Structure of plumbazeylanone: a novel trimer of plumbagin from plumbago zeylanica

G. M. Kamal, B. Gunaherath, A. A.Leslie Gunatilaka, Ronald H. Thomson

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Abstract

Plumbazeylanone, a quinone from Plumbago zeylanica is probably 5b,11a,12,12a-tetrahydro-1,7-dihydroxy-5b-(8-hydroxy-3-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinon-2-yl)-5a,12a-dimethyl-5aH-dibenzo[b,h]fluorene-5,13:6,11-diquinone, a novel trimer of plumbagin with an additional methyl group.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4801-4804
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume25
Issue number42
DOIs
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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