Molecules 2010, 15(5), 3295-3301; doi:10.3390/molecules15053295

Homoisoflavanones from Agave tequilana Weber

Instituto de Química, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Circuito Exterior, Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacán 04510, México D.F., Mexico
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Received: 1 March 2010; in revised form: 9 April 2010 / Accepted: 19 April 2010 / Published: 4 May 2010
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Abstract: Three homoisoflavanones were isolated from the “piña” and leaves of Agave tequilana Weber. The compounds were identified as: 5,7-dihydroxy-3-(4-methoxybenzyl)-chroman-4-one (1), 7-hydroxy-3-(4-hydroxybenzyl)-chroman-4-one (2) and 4’-demethyl-3,9-dihydro-punctatin (3). This is the first phytochemical study carried out to Agave tequilana Weber.
Keywords: phytochemistry;Agavaceae; Agave tequilana; homoisoflavanones; NMR

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Morales-Serna, J.A.; Jiménez, A.; Estrada-Reyes, R.; Marquez, C.; Cárdenas, J.; Salmón, M. Homoisoflavanones from Agave tequilana Weber. Molecules 2010, 15, 3295-3301.

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Morales-Serna JA, Jiménez A, Estrada-Reyes R, Marquez C, Cárdenas J, Salmón M. Homoisoflavanones from Agave tequilana Weber. Molecules. 2010; 15(5):3295-3301.

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Morales-Serna, José Antonio; Jiménez, Armando; Estrada-Reyes, Rosa; Marquez, Carmen; Cárdenas, Jorge; Salmón, Manuel. 2010. "Homoisoflavanones from Agave tequilana Weber." Molecules 15, no. 5: 3295-3301.

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