Kanshone C, a sesquiterpenoid of Nardostachys chinensis roots

Anjana Bagchi, Yoshiteru Oshima, Hiroshi Hikinot

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From the underground parts of Nardostachys chinensis, a novel aristolane-type sesquiterpenoid, kanshone C, was isolated along with the major constituent nardosinone. The structure of kanshone C was shown to be (1S, 10S)-8,9-dioxo-1,10-epoxyaristolane by spectral analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2877-2879
Number of pages3
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1988 Jan 1


  • Nardostachys chinensis
  • Valerianaceae
  • kanshone C.
  • sesquiterpenoid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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