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Molecules 2010, 15(9), 6548-6558; doi:10.3390/molecules15096548
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New 2-Arylbenzofurans from the Root Bark of Artocarpus lakoocha

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1 Department of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Botany, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand 2 Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
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Received: 29 June 2010 / Revised: 15 September 2010 / Accepted: 17 September 2010 / Published: 17 September 2010
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Abstract

Three new prenylated 2-arylbenzofurans – artolakoochol, 4-hydroxy-artolakoochol and cycloartolakoochol – have been isolated from the root bark of Artocarpus lakoocha Roxb., Their structures were elucidated through analysis of their spectroscopic data, and their antiherpetic potential was evaluated by the plaque reduction assay.
Keywords: Artocarpus lakoocha; Moraceae; 2-arylbenzofuran; anti-herpetic activity Artocarpus lakoocha; Moraceae; 2-arylbenzofuran; anti-herpetic activity
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Sritularak, B.; Tantrakarnsakul, K.; Likhitwitayawuid, K.; Lipipun, V. New 2-Arylbenzofurans from the Root Bark of Artocarpus lakoocha. Molecules 2010, 15, 6548-6558.

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