Guaiane- and aristolane-type sesquiterpenoids of Nardostachys chinensis roots

Masa aki Tanitsu, Yoshiaki Takaya, Megumi Akasaka, Masatake Niwa, Yoshiteru Oshima

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Two guaiane-type compounds, nardoguaianone J and K (1 and 2) and two aristolane-type compounds, kanshone F and G (3 and 4), were isolated from Nardostachys chinensis roots. The structures including the absolute configurations were elucidated by spectral means and by comparison of their CD spectra.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)845-849
Number of pages5
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Apr 17


  • Aristolane
  • Guaiane
  • Kanshone F
  • Kanshone G
  • Nardoguaianone J
  • Nardoguaianone K
  • Nardostachys chinensis Batalin
  • Sesquiterpenoid
  • Valerianaceae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery


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