Paeoniflorigenone, a new monoterpene from paeony roots

Mineo Shimizu, Toshimitsu Hayashi, Naokata Morita, Ikuko Kimura, Masayasu Kimura, Fumiyuki Kiuchi, Hiroshi Noguchi, Yoichi Iitaka, Ushio Sankawa

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Paeoniflorigenone (1), a new monoterpene which produces a neuromuscular-blocking effect in mice, was isolated from paeony roots and its structure was elucidated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3069-3070
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number32
Publication statusPublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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    Shimizu, M., Hayashi, T., Morita, N., Kimura, I., Kimura, M., Kiuchi, F., Noguchi, H., Iitaka, Y., & Sankawa, U. (1981). Paeoniflorigenone, a new monoterpene from paeony roots. Tetrahedron Letters, 22(32), 3069-3070.