A new lignan from Phyllanthus virgatus

Yu Lin Huang, Chien Chih Chen, Feng Lin Hsu, Chieh Fu Chen

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A new lignan, (-)-7,8-cis-8,8'-trans-7',8'-trans-7-(3,4- (methylenedioxy)phenyl)-7'-(3',4'-dimethoxyphenyl)-8,8'- bis(methoxymethyl)tetrahydrofuran, named virgatusin (1), was isolated from the EtOH extract of the whole herb of Phyllanthus virgatus, together with seven known lignans and indole-3-carboxylic acid.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)520-521
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science
  • Chemistry (miscellaneous)
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pharmacology

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    Huang, Y. L., Chen, C. C., Hsu, F. L., & Chen, C. F. (1996). A new lignan from Phyllanthus virgatus. Journal of Natural Products, 59(5), 520-521. https://doi.org/10.1021/np9603380