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Molecules 2013, 18(10), 11859-11865; doi:10.3390/molecules181011859
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Chemical Constituents from the Roots of Ranunculus ternatus and their Inhibitory Effects on Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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Received: 12 August 2013; in revised form: 14 September 2013 / Accepted: 17 September 2013 / Published: 25 September 2013
(This article belongs to the Section Metabolites)
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Abstract: Two new benzophenones, methyl (R)-3-[2-(3,4-dihydroxybenzoyl)-4,5-dihydroxyphenyl]-2-hydroxypropanoate (1) and n-butyl (R)-3-[2-(3,4-dihydroxybenzoyl)-4,5-dihydroxyphenyl]-2-hydroxypropanoate (2), were isolated from the roots of Ranunculus ternatus along with the two known compounds vanillic acid (3) and gallic acid (4). Their structures were elucidated by physical and spectroscopic analysis. In addition, compound 1 exhibited obvious activity against tuberculosis, while the activity of a 1:1 mixture of compound 1 plus 4 is better than that of 1 alone.
Keywords: Ranunculus ternatus; benzophenones; tuberculosis Ranunculus ternatus; benzophenones; tuberculosis
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Deng, K.-Z.; Xiong, Y.; Zhou, B.; Guan, Y.-M.; Luo, Y.-M. Chemical Constituents from the Roots of Ranunculus ternatus and their Inhibitory Effects on Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Molecules 2013, 18, 11859-11865.

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Deng K-Z, Xiong Y, Zhou B, Guan Y-M, Luo Y-M. Chemical Constituents from the Roots of Ranunculus ternatus and their Inhibitory Effects on Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Molecules. 2013; 18(10):11859-11865.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Deng, Ke-Zhong; Xiong, Ying; Zhou, Bin; Guan, Yong-Mei; Luo, Yong-Ming. 2013. "Chemical Constituents from the Roots of Ranunculus ternatus and their Inhibitory Effects on Mycobacterium tuberculosis." Molecules 18, no. 10: 11859-11865.



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