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Molecules 2013, 18(10), 11866-11872; doi:10.3390/molecules181011866
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Two New Monoterpenes from the Fruits of Illicium lanceolatum

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Received: 5 August 2013; in revised form: 1 September 2013 / Accepted: 4 September 2013 / Published: 26 September 2013
(This article belongs to the Section Metabolites)
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Abstract: Two new monoterpenes, p-mentha-1(7),8-dien-2-O-b-d-glucoside (1) and trans-2,4-dihydroxy-2,4-dimethyl-trans-1-acetic acid g-lactone (2) were isolated from the fruits of Illicium lanceolatum along with trans-2,4-dihydroxy-2,4-dimethyl-cis-1-acetic acid g-lactone (3), (1R,2R,4R)-8-p-menthen-1,2-diol (4), trans-sobrerol (5), (1S,2S,4R)-p-menthane-1,2,8-triol (6) and (1S, 2S, 4R, 8R)-p-menthane-1,2,9-triol (7). The structures of the isolates were confirmed by spectroscopic analysis and they showed no inhibitory effects on the in vitro growth of microbial organisms (Escherichia coli, Staphyloccocus aureus, Bacillus subtilis) at less than 1.0 mg/mL.
Keywords: Illicium lanceolatum; monoterpenes; anti-microbial activity Illicium lanceolatum; monoterpenes; anti-microbial activity
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Liu, J.-F.; Li, H.-J.; Wang, L.-X.; Liu, M.-Q.; Bi, Y.-F.; Zhang, Y.-B. Two New Monoterpenes from the Fruits of Illicium lanceolatum. Molecules 2013, 18, 11866-11872.

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Liu J-F, Li H-J, Wang L-X, Liu M-Q, Bi Y-F, Zhang Y-B. Two New Monoterpenes from the Fruits of Illicium lanceolatum. Molecules. 2013; 18(10):11866-11872.

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Liu, Ji-Feng; Li, Hui-Juan; Wang, Li-Xia; Liu, Meng-Qi; Bi, Yue-Feng; Zhang, Yan-Bing. 2013. "Two New Monoterpenes from the Fruits of Illicium lanceolatum." Molecules 18, no. 10: 11866-11872.


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