Taxanes from Taxus Yunnanensis

Hongjie Zhang, Yoshio Tadeda*, Handong Sun*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Two new taxane diterpenoids as well as a known one, taxayunnansin A, were isolated from the roots of Taxus yunnanensis. One of the new compounds was identified as a unique taxane with a 2,20-oxetane ring. Their structures were elucidated by spectroscopic techniques, especially by 2D NMR spectra.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1147-1151
Number of pages5
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1995

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

User-Defined Keywords

  • diterpenoids
  • roots
  • Taxaceae
  • taxanes
  • Taxus yunnanensis
  • taxuyunnanine E
  • taxuyunnanine F


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