Two New Phenylalkanoids from the Rhizomes of Zingiber officinale
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Two new phenylalkanoids, 5-hydroxy-1-(4′,5′-dihydroxy-3′-methoxyphenyl)dodecan-3-one (1) and 1-(4′,5′-dihydroxy-3′-methoxyphenyl)dodec-4-en-3-one (2), were isolated from the rhizomes of Chinese ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe (Zingiberaceae)). The structures of the two new phenylalkanoids were elucidated by chemical and physical evidence.
KeywordsZingiber officinale Zingiberaceae rhizome ginger phenylalkanoid
This investigation was supported by a grant from the Tzu Hui Institute of Technology of the Republic of China (Grant No. 105004).