Paradisin C: A new CYP3A4 inhibitor from grapefruit juice

Tomihisa Ohta, Takuro Maruyama, Minoru Nagahashi, Yasuyo Miyamoto, Shinzo Hosoi, Fumiyuki Kiuchi, Yasushi Yamazoe, Sachiko Tsukamoto

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A new furanocoumarin derivative, paradisin C, was isolated from grapefruit juice as an inhibitor of cytochrome P450 (CYP) 3A4. Its stereochemistry was elucidated by spectroscopic methods. The stereochemistries of 17,18-dihydroxybergamottin and 17-epoxybergamottin were also elucidated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6631-6635
Number of pages5
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Aug 12
Externally publishedYes


  • Absolute stereochemistry
  • CYP3A4 inhibition
  • Furanocoumarin
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Paradisin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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    Ohta, T., Maruyama, T., Nagahashi, M., Miyamoto, Y., Hosoi, S., Kiuchi, F., Yamazoe, Y., & Tsukamoto, S. (2002). Paradisin C: A new CYP3A4 inhibitor from grapefruit juice. Tetrahedron, 58(33), 6631-6635.