Norditerpenes from Juniperus chinensis

Ching Kuo Lee, Jim Min Fang, Yu Shia Cheng

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One norpimarane and 11 norabietanes were isolated from the leaves of Juniperus chinensis. The new compounds include 19-norabieta-8,11,13-trien-4-yl formate, 18-norabieta-8,11,13-triene-4-hydroperoxide, 19-norabieta-8,11,13-triene-4-hydroperoxide, 4-hydroxy-18-norabieta-8,11,13-trien-7-one, 4-hydroxy-19-norabieta-8,11,13-trien-7-one, 4-hydroperoxy-19-norabieta-8,11,13-trien-7-one, 7α-hydroxy-19-norabieta-8,11,13-trien-4-hydroperoxide, 19-norabieta-7,13-dien-4-ol and 13β,14β-epoxy-4-hydroxy-19-norabiet-7-en-6-one.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)391-394
Number of pages4
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 1995
Externally publishedYes


  • Cupressaceae
  • Juniperus chinensis
  • norabietane-type
  • norditerpenes
  • norpimarane-type

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Horticulture
  • Plant Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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