The Structure of Paeoniflorigenone, A New Monoterpene isolated from Paeoniae Radix

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

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Abstract

A biologically active monoterpene, paeoniflorigenone (2), was isolated from the roots of Paeonia albiflora pallas. the structure of 2 was elucidated by means of chemical and spectral studies and its absolute structure was determined by X-ray analysis, by the direct method.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)577-583
Number of pages7
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Volume31
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1983 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Paeonia albiflora
  • Paeoniae Radix
  • X-ray analysis
  • monoterpene
  • neuromuscular-blocking effect
  • paeoniflorigenone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Drug Discovery

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