New taxanes from the seeds of Taxus mairei

Q. W. Shi, Z. P. Li, C. L. Wang, M. L. Zhang, N. Choony, H. Kiyota

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    Two new taxoid metabolites were isolated from the methanol extract of the Taxus mairei seeds. Their structures were established as 2α-hydroxy- 9α,10β,13α-triacetoxy-5α-cinnamoyloxytaxa-11-en-4β, 20-epoxide ( 1 ) and 2′-acetyl taxol ( 2 ) on the basis of spectral analysis.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)431-437
    Number of pages7
    JournalJournal of Asian Natural Products Research
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jul 1


    • 2′-Acetyl taxol
    • Taxaceae
    • Taxanes
    • Taxol analogue
    • Taxus mairei
    • Yew

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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