New secoiridoid glucosides from Swertia japonica

Masafumi Kikuchi, Rie Kakuda, Yasunori Yaoita, Masao Kikuchi

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Four new secoiridoid glucosides, swertiajaposides C-F (1 - 4, resp.), were isolated from the whole plant of Swertia japonica MAKINO together with two known compounds, 8-hydroxy-10-hydrosweroside (5) and senburiside IV (6). The structures of 1 - 4 were elucidated on the basis of spectroscopic, chemical, and physicochemical evidence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1236-1243
Number of pages8
JournalHelvetica Chimica Acta
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jul 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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