Next Article in Journal
Oxidative Degradations of the Side Chain of Unsaturated Ent-labdanes. Part I.
Next Article in Special Issue
Phenolic Antioxidants Identified by ESI-MS from Yerba Maté (Ilex paraguariensis) and Green Tea (Camelia sinensis) Extracts
Previous Article in Journal
Effective Oxidation of Sulfides to Sulfoxides with Hydrogen Peroxide under Transition-Metal-Free Conditions
Previous Article in Special Issue
Comparison of ChemicalComposition and Free Radical Scavenging Ability of Glycosidically Bound andFree Volatiles from Bosnian Pine (Pinus heldreichii Christ. var. leucodermis)
Article Menu

Export Article

Open AccessCommunication
Molecules 2007, 12(3), 312-317;

Mistletonone, a Novel Antioxidative Diarylheptanoid from the Branches and Leaves of Viscum coloratum

Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, Fudan University. Yi Xue Yuan Rd. No.138, Shanghai 200032, P.R. China
School of Life Sciences, Fudan University. Handan Rd. No. 220, Shanghai 200433, P.R. China
School of Pharmacy, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, P.R. China
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 5 February 2007 / Revised: 13 February 2007 / Accepted: 18 February 2007 / Published: 6 March 2007
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Phenolics and Polyphenolics)
Full-Text   |   PDF [68 KB, uploaded 18 June 2014]   |  


Mistletonone, a novel diarylheptanoid, was isolated from the branches and leaves of Viscum coloratum (Kom.) Nakai (Loranthaceae). It was identified as 1,7-di-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-5-hydroxyl-cis-2,3-epoxy-1-one on the basis of spectral evidence. The compound showed significant scavenging effects on hydroxyl radicals and superoxide anion radicals in the direct assay using the electron spin resonance (ESR) technique. View Full-Text
Keywords: Viscum coloratum; diarylheptanoid; mistletonone; antioxidative activity Viscum coloratum; diarylheptanoid; mistletonone; antioxidative activity

Figure 1

This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Yao, H.; Zhou, G.-X.; Wu, Q.; Lei, G.-Q.; Chen, D.-F.; Chen, J.-K.; Zhou, T.-S. Mistletonone, a Novel Antioxidative Diarylheptanoid from the Branches and Leaves of Viscum coloratum. Molecules 2007, 12, 312-317.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics



[Return to top]
Molecules EISSN 1420-3049 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top