The ethanol extracts of Wikstroemia foetida var. oahuensis and Wikstroemia uva‐ursi showed antitumor activity against the P‐388 lymphocytic leukemia (3PS) test system. One PS‐active constituent of both plants was the lignan wikstromol. Several inactive compounds were identified as daphnoretin, pinoresinol, and syringaresinol.
- Antineoplastic agents—wikstromol, isolated from plant material
- Wikstromol—isolation from plant material, antineoplastic activity
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