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Two New Compounds Isolated from Liriope muscari
National Institutes for Food and Drug Control, Beijing 100050, China
Faculty of Chinese Medicine, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau, China
QiQiHaEr Institute for Food and Drug Control, QiQiHaEr 161000, China
These authors contributed equally to this work.
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Received: 24 May 2012; in revised form: 15 June 2012 / Accepted: 18 June 2012 / Published: 25 July 2012
Abstract: Two new compounds, (2S,3R)-methyl 7-hydroxy-2-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxy-phenyl)-3-(hydroxymethyl)-2,3-dihydrobenzofuran-5-carboxylate (1) and (4R,5S)-5-(3-hydroxy-2,6-dimethylphenyl)-4-isopropyldihydrofuran-2-one (2), tentatively named norcurlignan and limlactone, respectively, were isolated from Liriope muscari, together with the known compound (−)-pinoresinol (3). The structures of these compounds were elucidated and characterized on the basis of 1D NMR, 2D NMR, CD and MS data. The in vitro antioxidant activities of compounds 1–3 were assessed by the DPPH and ABTS scavenging methods.
Keywords: liliaceae; Liriope muscari; norcurlignan; limlactone; antioxidant activity
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Li, W.-J.; Zhang, Z.-H.; Cheng, X.-L.; Liu, J.; He, Y.; Zhou, C.; Guo, Y.; Lin, R.-C.; Wang, G.-L. Two New Compounds Isolated from Liriope muscari. Molecules 2012, 17, 8773-8781.
Li W-J, Zhang Z-H, Cheng X-L, Liu J, He Y, Zhou C, Guo Y, Lin R-C, Wang G-L. Two New Compounds Isolated from Liriope muscari. Molecules. 2012; 17(8):8773-8781.
Li, Wen-Jie; Zhang, Zhi-Hao; Cheng, Xian-Long; Liu, Jing; He, Yi; Zhou, Chao; Guo, Ying; Lin, Rui-Chao; Wang, Gang-Li. 2012. "Two New Compounds Isolated from Liriope muscari." Molecules 17, no. 8: 8773-8781.