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Molecules 2010, 15(4), 2473-2477; doi:10.3390/molecules15042473

Scyphiphin C, a New Iridoid from Scyphiphora hydrophyllacea

1 Key Laboratory of Tropical Crop Biotechnology, Ministry of Agriculture, Institute of Tropical Bioscience and Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences, Haikou 571101, Hainan, China 2 Key Laboratory of Protection & Utilization of Biological Resources in Tarim Basin of Xinjiang Production Construction Corps, College of Life Science, Tarim University, Alar 843300, Xingjiang, China These authors contributed equally to this work.
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Received: 23 February 2010 / Revised: 16 March 2010 / Accepted: 1 April 2010 / Published: 8 April 2010
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Chemical investigation of the ethanol extract of the aerial parts of Scyphiphora hydrophyllacea Gaertn.collected in Hainan Province of China resulted in the isolation of a new iridoid, scyphiphin C (1) and a known iridoid glycoside, shanzhiside methyl ester (2). Their structures were elucidated by a study of their physical and spectral data.
Keywords: Scyphiphora hydrophyllacea; scyphiphin C; mangrove plant; iridoid Scyphiphora hydrophyllacea; scyphiphin C; mangrove plant; iridoid
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Feng, C.-L.; Gong, M.-F.; Zeng, Y.-B.; Dai, H.-F.; Mei, W.-L. Scyphiphin C, a New Iridoid from Scyphiphora hydrophyllacea. Molecules 2010, 15, 2473-2477.

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