A revised structure for rhinacanthone

Shigefumi Kuwahara, Nobumasa Awai, Osamu Kodama, R. Alan Howie, Ronald H. Thomson

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Abstract

Rhinacanthone [2], formerly regarded as a pyrano-1,4-naphthoquinone, has been shown to be an o-quinone on the basis of its uv-vis, ir, and COLOC nmr spectra, and the revised structure has been confirmed by X-ray crystallographic analysis. The isomeric p-quinone itself was also prepared, and its spectral properties and bioactivity were compared with those of rhinacanthone [2].

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1455-1458
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Volume58
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Sep
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Organic Chemistry

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    Kuwahara, S., Awai, N., Kodama, O., Howie, R. A., & Thomson, R. H. (1995). A revised structure for rhinacanthone. Journal of Natural Products, 58(9), 1455-1458. https://doi.org/10.1021/np50123a019