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Molecules 2012, 17(8), 9421-9425; doi:10.3390/molecules17089421

A New Natural Lactone from Dimocarpus longan Lour. Seeds

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1 Guangdong Food and Drug Vocational College, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510520, China 2 South China Botanical Garden, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510650, China
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Received: 25 June 2012 / Revised: 18 July 2012 / Accepted: 1 August 2012 / Published: 6 August 2012
(This article belongs to the Section Natural Products)
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A new natural product named longanlactone was isolated from Dimocarpus longan Lour. seeds. Its structure was determined as 3-(2-acetyl-1H-pyrrol-1-yl)-5-(prop-2-yn-1-yl)dihydrofuran-2(3H)-one by spectroscopic methods and HRESIMS.
Keywords: Dimocarpus longan Lour.; longan seed; constituents; lactone Dimocarpus longan Lour.; longan seed; constituents; lactone
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Zheng, G.; Wei, X.; Xu, L.; Li, Z.; Liu, G.; Zhang, X. A New Natural Lactone from Dimocarpus longan Lour. Seeds. Molecules 2012, 17, 9421-9425.

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