Structure revision of a minor alkaloid from Broussonetia zeylanica

Eckehard V. Dehmlow, Arthur Sleegers, Nikolaus Risch, Wolfram Trowitzsch-Kienast, Victor Wray, A. A.Leslie Gunatilaka

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It is shown by spectroscopic methods and synthesis that the minor alkaloid C10H8N2O2 from Broussonetia zeylanica is actually 8-hydroxyquinoline-4-carbaldehyde oxime and not 3,4′-dihydroxy-2,3′-bipyridine as was reported earlier.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3993-3995
Number of pages3
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1990


  • 3,4′-dihydroxy-2,3′-bipyridine (=incorrect structure)
  • 8-hydroxy quinoline-4-carbaldehyde oxime
  • Broussonetia zeylanica
  • Moraceae
  • NMR spectral analysis.
  • minor alkaloid
  • timber

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture


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