Diterpenoids from Isodon species and their biological activities

Handong Sun*, Shengxiong Huang, Simon Quanbin Han

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Isodon species (Labiatae) are widely distributed plants, many of which are used in folk medicine. Over the past twenty years, they have received considerable phytochemical and biological attention. Thestructures of their many diterpenoids constituents, especially those with an ent-kaurane skeleton, have been elucidated. The significant phytochemical and pharmacological diterpenoids form the subject of this review. There are 290 references.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)673-698
Number of pages26
JournalNatural Product Reports
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 4 Aug 2006


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