Molecules 2009, 14(12), 5281-5288; doi:10.3390/molecules14125281
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Chemical Constituents from the Stems of Diospyros maritima

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Received: 1 November 2009; in revised form: 7 December 2009 / Accepted: 14 December 2009 / Published: 15 December 2009
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Abstract: A new phenolic, bis(6-hydroxy-2,3,4-trimethoxylphen-1-yl)methane (1) and a new butanedioate, butylmethyl succinate (2), along with twenty-nine known compounds including one naphthoquinone derivative, two chromanones, eight benzenoids, one lignan, one tocopherol, and sixteen triterpenoids were isolated from the stems of Diospyros maritima. epi-Isoshinanolone (3) was isolated in pure form for the first time. In addition, 5,7-dihydroxy-2-methylchomanone (4) was isolated from a natural source for the first time. Their structures were established on the basis of spectroscopic data as well as direct comparison with authentic samples.
Keywords: Diospyros maritima; Ebenaceae; bis(6-hydroxy-2,3,4-trimethoxylphen-1-yl)methane; butylmethyl succinate
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Chang, C.-I.; Chen, C.-R.; Chiu, H.-L.; Kuo, C.-L.; Kuo, Y.-H. Chemical Constituents from the Stems of Diospyros maritima. Molecules 2009, 14, 5281-5288.

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Chang C-I, Chen C-R, Chiu H-L, Kuo C-L, Kuo Y-H. Chemical Constituents from the Stems of Diospyros maritima. Molecules. 2009; 14(12):5281-5288.

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Chang, Chi-I; Chen, Chiy-Rong; Chiu, Hsi-Lin; Kuo, Chao-Lin; Kuo, Yueh-Hsiung. 2009. "Chemical Constituents from the Stems of Diospyros maritima." Molecules 14, no. 12: 5281-5288.

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