Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp 313–315 | Cite as

The structure of gummosin

  • N. P. Kir'yalov
  • S. D. Movchan


From the neutral fraction of an acetone extract of the roots of plants of the genusFerula,F. gummosa Boiss.,F. pseudoreoselinum Rgl. et Schmalh. (K-Pol.) andF. Samarkandica Eug. Kor., we have isolated a coumarin gummosin with the composition C24H30O4, mp 176–177°C, [a]D −54°C. The structure of gummosin corresponds to formula (III).

With respect to structure, gummosin is a spatial isomer of farnesiferol A; it differs from the latter by the fact that the secondary OH group in gummosin is axial.


Picrate Acetone Extract Ethereal Solution Dimedone Sodium Carbonate Solution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. P. Kir'yalov
    • 1
  • S. D. Movchan
    • 1
  1. 1.Komarov Botanical Institute, AS USSRUSSR

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