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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13(1), 1029-1038; doi:10.3390/ijms13011029
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Structural Elucidation and Bioactivity of Biflavonoids from the Stems of Wikstroemia taiwanensis

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Received: 6 December 2011 / Revised: 1 January 2012 / Accepted: 10 January 2012 / Published: 18 January 2012
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Abstract

Three new biflavonoids, wikstaiwanones A–C (13), along with four known compounds (47) were isolated from the stems of Wikstroemia taiwanensis (Thymelaeaceae). Their structures were elucidated by spectroscopic analysis. Compounds 4 and 5 showed antitubercular activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis with MIC values of 15 μg/mL, respectively.
Keywords: Wikstroemia taiwanensis; Thymelaeaceae; stem; biflavonoid; antitubercular activity Wikstroemia taiwanensis; Thymelaeaceae; stem; biflavonoid; antitubercular activity
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Chen, L.-Y.; Chen, I.-S.; Peng, C.-F. Structural Elucidation and Bioactivity of Biflavonoids from the Stems of Wikstroemia taiwanensis. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13, 1029-1038.

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