The structure of acroptilin — A sesquiterpene lactone from Acroptilon repens
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A new sesquiterpene lactone — acroptilin — isolated fromAcroptilon repens L. (DC) has been assigned to the sesquiterpene lactones of the guaiane or germacrane type, and it contains two acyl residues, a OH group, and two exocyclic methylenes, one of which is conjugated with the carbonyl.
KeywordsLactone Sesquiterpene Lactone Flower Head Caustic Soda Trinitrobenzene
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