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The cyclohexitol of juniper fruit


An amorphous substance isolated from the fruit of the juniperJuniperus foetidissima W. is a mycoinositol derivative, probably an O-methylmycoinositol. This is the second case of the detection of mycoinositol in plants. A number of derivatives of the cyclohexitol have been described.

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Khimiya Prirodynkh Soedinenii, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 277–280, 1968

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Utkin, L.M. The cyclohexitol of juniper fruit. Chem Nat Compd 4, 234–236 (1968).

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