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Molecules 1999, 4(4), M93;

Plumbagin from Diospyros olen

Department of Entomology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
CNRS, Laboratoire des Plantes Medicinales, Parc Forestier de Montravel, B.P. 643 Noumea, Nouvelle-Caledonie
ICSN/CNRS 91198 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex, France
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Received: 3 February 1999 / Published: 16 April 1999
(This article belongs to the Section Molbank Section of Molecules, 1997-2001)
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Plumbagin (5-hydroxy-2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone) (CAS Reg. No. 481-42-5) was isolated from the bark of Diospyros olen (Ebenaceae) via an antibiotic guided biological assay using the bacterium Pseudomonas solanacearum. D. olen bark, collected in New Caledonia, was extracted with dichloromethane and components separated by flash chromatography on silica.[...]
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Evans, P.H.; Bowers, W.S.; Litaudon, M.; Sevenet, T. Plumbagin from Diospyros olen. Molecules 1999, 4, M93.

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