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Structure of artabin


FromArtemisia absinthium L. a new sesquiterpene lactone of the germacrane type — artabin — has been isolated. Structure I is proposed for it.

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Institute of the Chemistry of Plant Substances, Academy of Sciences of the Uzbek SSR. Translated from Khimiya Prirodnykh Soedineii, No. 6, pp. 691–694, November–December, 1970.

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Akhmedov, I.S., Kasymov, S.Z. & Sidyakin, G.P. Structure of artabin. Chem Nat Compd 6, 703–704 (1970).

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  • Lactone
  • Acetic Anhydride
  • Sesquiterpene Lactone
  • Tetrahydro
  • Benzene Solution