Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 54, Issue 1, pp 22–25 | Cite as

Two New Lignans from Wikstroemia dolichantha


Two new lignans, dolichanthin A (1) and dolichanthin B (2), were isolated from the EtOAc extract of Wikstroemia dolichantha. Their structures were elucidated by the analysis of 1D and 2D spectroscopic data as well as MS. The inhibitory activity of two isolates against acetylcholinesterase (AChE) revealed that compound 1 exhibited weak inhibitory activity.


Wikstroemia dolichantha Thymelaeaceae lignans AChE inhibitory activity 



This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (31300294), Special Fund for Agro-scientific Research in the Public Interest (201303117), and the Fundamental Scientific Research Funds for ITBB-CATAS.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qing-Yun Ma
    • 1
  • Yong-Lei Chen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sheng-Zhuo Huang
    • 1
  • Fan-Dong Kong
    • 1
  • Hao-Fu Dai
    • 1
  • Yan Hua
    • 2
  • You-Xing Zhao
    • 1
  1. 1.Hainan Key Laboratory for Research and Development of Natural Product from Li Folk Medicine, Institute of Tropical Bioscience and Biotechnology, CATASHaikouP. R. China
  2. 2.College of ForestrySouthwest Forestry UniversityKunmingP. R. China

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