Planta Med 2005; 71(3): 283-286
DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-837832
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Three New Jatrophone-Type Diterpenoids from Euphorbia helioscopia

Wen Zhang1 , Yue-Wei Guo1
  • 1State Key Laboratory of Drug Research, Institute of Materia Medica, Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, P. R. China
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Publication History

Received: June 9, 2004

Accepted: October 30, 2004

Publication Date:
15 March 2005 (online)


Three new jatrophone-type diterpenoids, euphoheliosnoids A - C, together with two known related compounds, were isolated from the Chinese medicinal plant Euphorbia helioscopia L. The structures including relative stereochemistry of the new compounds were elucidated by spectroscopic methods and by comparison with known related compounds.


Prof. Yue-Wei Guo

Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica

Chinese Academy of Sciences

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