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A New Sesquiterpene from the Fruits of Daucus carota L.
Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory for Chinese Medicine Screening, Exploitation & Medicinal Effectiveness Appraisc for Cardio-cerebral, Vascular & Nervous System, The Key Laboratory of Biomedical Engineering Ministry of Education, China
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Received: 6 July 2009; in revised form: 27 July 2009 / Accepted: 29 July 2009 / Published: 3 August 2009
Abstract: Phytochemical investigation of the fruits of Daucus carota L. resulted in the isolation of a new sesquiterpene named as daucucarotol (1). Its structure was elucidated on the basis of 1D and 2D NMR experiments, coupled with MS studies. To our knowledge, compound 1 is the first example for a natural eudesmane sesquiterpene with a hydroxymethyl group located at a methine carbon rather than a usual quaternary carbon in the two fused six-membered ringsystems.
Keywords: Daucus carot; umbelliferae; sesquiterpene
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Fu, H.-W.; Zhang, L.; Yi, T.; Tian, J.-K. A New Sesquiterpene from the Fruits of Daucus carota L.. Molecules 2009, 14, 2862-2867.
Fu H-W, Zhang L, Yi T, Tian J-K. A New Sesquiterpene from the Fruits of Daucus carota L.. Molecules. 2009; 14(8):2862-2867.
Fu, Hong-Wei; Zhang, Lin; Yi, Tao; Tian, Jing-Kui. 2009. "A New Sesquiterpene from the Fruits of Daucus carota L.." Molecules 14, no. 8: 2862-2867.