Next Article in Journal
Recent Advances in the Discovery of Haem-Targeting Drugs for Malaria and Schistosomiasis
Previous Article in Journal
Quinones as Key Intermediates in Natural Products Synthesis. Syntheses of Bioactive Xanthones from Hypericum perforatum
Article Menu

Export Article

Correction published on 28 September 2009, see Molecules 2009, 14(10), 3868.

Open AccessArticle
Molecules 2009, 14(8), 2862-2867;

A New Sesquiterpene from the Fruits of Daucus carota L.

Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory for Chinese Medicine Screening, Exploitation & Medicinal Effectiveness Appraisc for Cardio-cerebral, Vascular & Nervous System, The Key Laboratory of Biomedical Engineering Ministry of Education, China
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 6 July 2009 / Revised: 27 July 2009 / Accepted: 29 July 2009 / Published: 3 August 2009
Full-Text   |   PDF [117 KB, uploaded 18 June 2014]   |  


Phytochemical investigation of the fruits of Daucus carota L. resulted in the isolation of a new sesquiterpene named as daucucarotol (1). Its structure was elucidated on the basis of 1D and 2D NMR experiments, coupled with MS studies. To our knowledge, compound 1 is the first example for a natural eudesmane sesquiterpene with a hydroxymethyl group located at a methine carbon rather than a usual quaternary carbon in the two fused six-membered ringsystems. View Full-Text
Keywords: Daucus carot; umbelliferae; sesquiterpene Daucus carot; umbelliferae; sesquiterpene

Graphical abstract

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

Fu, H.-W.; Zhang, L.; Yi, T.; Tian, J.-K. A New Sesquiterpene from the Fruits of Daucus carota L.. Molecules 2009, 14, 2862-2867.

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