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Molecules 2007, 12(1), 43-48; doi:10.3390/12010043
Communication

A New Poly-substituted Benzaldehyde from the Leaves of Lysimachia fordiana Oliv.

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1 Tropical Medicine Institute, Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou 510405, P. R. China 2 South China Botanical Garden of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510650, P. R. China
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Received: 30 November 2008 / Revised: 30 November 2008 / Accepted: 17 January 2008 / Published: 22 January 2008
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Abstract

A new poly-substituted benzaldehyde, 1, and a known compound quercetin (2) were isolated from the leaves of Lysimachia fordiana Oliv. The structure of compound 1, named fordianol, was determined as 2-heptyl-3,6-dihydroxy-4- methoxybenzaldehyde on the basis of spectroscopic methods. Fordianol did not inhibit the growth of SWO-38 (human brain neuroglioma), MCF-7 (human breast cancer) or HeLa (human cervical carcinoma) cell lines.
Keywords: Lysimachia fordiana;2-heptyl-3;6-dihydroxy-4-methoxybenzaldehyde;cytotoxicity Lysimachia fordiana; 2-heptyl-3; 6-dihydroxy-4-methoxybenzaldehyde; cytotoxicity
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Huang, X.-A.; Yang, R.-Z.; Deng, W.-D. A New Poly-substituted Benzaldehyde from the Leaves of Lysimachia fordiana Oliv.. Molecules 2007, 12, 43-48.

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