Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp 327–330 | Cite as

A new sesquiterpene γ-lactone, sieversinin

  • M. V. Nazarenko
  • L. I. Leont'eva


The essential oil and a petroleum ether extract of the epigeal part ofArtemisia sieversiana Willd. have yielded a new sesquiterpene γ-lactone, sieversinin, with the composition C15H20O3, mp 141°–142°C, [α] D 20 +57° which is evidently a stereoisomer of arborescin.


Dibromide Epigeal Part Activity Grade Aluminum Hydride Petroleum Ether Extract 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. V. Nazarenko
    • 1
  • L. I. Leont'eva
    • 1
  1. 1.Komarov Botanical Institute, AS USSRUSSR

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