Synthesis of an Antifungal Naphthoquinone Isolated from Rhinacanthus nasutus (Acanthaceae)

Nobumasa Awai, Shigefumi Kuwahara, Osamu Kodama, Vilai Santisopasri

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Abstract

A new antifungal naphthoquinone was synthesized from rhinacanthone in two steps by chemoselective acylation of a dialkoxide intermediate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1999-2000
Number of pages2
JournalBioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry
Volume59
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry

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