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Molecules 2007, 12(3), 406-414; doi:10.3390/12030406

The Synthesis and Natural Distribution of the Major Ketone Constituents in Echinacea pallida

Iowa State University Department of Chemistry, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Iowa State University Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Ames, IA 50011, USA
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Received: 8 February 2007 / Revised: 7 March 2007 / Accepted: 7 March 2007 / Published: 10 March 2007
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The first synthesis of a series of ketones naturally occurring in E. pallida is described. The natural distribution of these ketones among different Echinacea species is also reported. View Full-Text
Keywords: Echinacea; synthesis; diaetylenic ketones Echinacea; synthesis; diaetylenic ketones

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Kraus, G.A.; Bae, J.; Wu, L.; Wurtele, E. The Synthesis and Natural Distribution of the Major Ketone Constituents in Echinacea pallida. Molecules 2007, 12, 406-414.

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