New lignans from the heartwood of Cunninghamia lanceolata

Zong-Huei Li, Ming Hsi Yeh, Chi I. Chang, Ching Kuo Lee, Yi Yuan Shao, Yueh Hsiung Kuo

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Two new lignans, including the aryltetralin-type lignan, lanceoline (1), and the diaryl butyrolactone-type lignan, 5-methoxytrachelogenin (2), together with 5-methoxywikstromol (3), were isolated from the low-polar layer of a heartwood extract of Cunninghamia lanceolata as their acetylated derivatives 1a, 2a and 3a, respectively, and were identified by spectroscopic analyses. The 13C-NMR data for 3a are reported for the first time in this paper.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2075-2078
Number of pages4
JournalBioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2007


  • 5-Methoxytrachelogenin
  • Cunninghamia lanceolata
  • Heartwood
  • Lanceoline
  • Taxodiaceae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Chemistry (miscellaneous)
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Food Science

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