Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp 307–310 | Cite as

Furocoumarins ofCnidium dubium

  • N. F. Komissarenko
  • V. T. Chernobai
Article

Summary

1. Paper chromatography has shown that the fruit ofC. dubium contains not less than eight substances of coumarinic nature; six of these (A, B, C, D, E, and H) have been isolated in the crystalline state.

2. Substances B, D, and E are identical with isoimperatorin, imperatorin, and oxypeucedanin, respectively. Some properties of substance H have been determined. Prangenin [F] has been detected in the fruit ofC. dubium by paper chromatography.

3. The structure of two new compounds has been established: substance A (cnidicin) (I) is 5, 8-di-(γ, γ-dimethylallyloxy) psoralen, and substance C (cnidilin) (II) is 5-(γ, γ-dimethylallyloxy)-8-methoxypsoralen.

Keywords

Coumarin Psoralen Sulfanilic Acid Imperatorin Anhydrous Potassium Carbonate 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. F. Komissarenko
    • 1
  • V. T. Chernobai
    • 1
  1. 1.Khar'kov Chemical and Pharmaceutical Scientific Research InstituteUSSR

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