Micrandilactone A: A novel triterpene from Schisandra micrantha

Rong Tao Li, Qin Shi Zhao, Sheng Hong Li, Quan Bin Han, Han Dong Sun*, Yang Lu, Li Li Zhang, Qi Tai Zheng

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(Matrix presented) A novel nortriterpene, micrandilactone A, was isolated from the medicinal plant Schisandra micrantha. This is the first example of an unusual, natural, highly oxidized cycloartane skeleton with a biosynthetically modified eight-membered ring D isolated from the family Schisandraceae.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1023-1026
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number7
Early online date14 Mar 2003
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2003

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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