Revised structure for spatozoate, a metabolite of Spatoglossum variabile

Kur T. Cheng, Dodda Rajasekhar, Sheng Tung Huang, Feng L. Hsu, Gottumukkala V. Subbaraju

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Structure of spatozoate, n-butyl 2-benzoyloxymethylbenzoate 1, a metabolite of Spatoglossum variabile has been revised into benzyl n-butyl phthalate 2 by synthesis. NMR spectral data of synthetic 2 agrees well with those reported for the natural spatozoate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1190-1192
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Chemistry - Section B Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2003


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  • Organic Chemistry

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