Kanshones D and E, sesquiterpenoids of Nardostachys chinensis roots

Anjana Bagchi, Yoshiteru Oshima, Hiroshi Hikino

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Two new minor sesquiterpenoids, kanshones D and E, were isolated from Nardostachys chinensis along with isonardosinone, nardosinone diol, and nardofuran. The structures of kanshones D and E were elucidated by spectral means together with chemical transformation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3667-3669
Number of pages3
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1988


  • Nardostachys chinensis
  • Valerianaceae
  • kanshones D and E.
  • sesquiterpenoid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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