Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 54, Issue 3, pp 502–503 | Cite as

A New Aristolactam Alkaloid from Liriodendron tulipifera

  • C. Y. Chen
  • C. L. Kao
  • W. J. Li
  • M. H. Huang
  • H. T. Li

A new aristolactam alkaloid, tulipine A, was isolated from the leaves of Liriodendron tulipifera (Magnoliaceae). The structure of the new aristolactam alkaloid was elucidated by chemical and physical evidence.


Liriodendron tulipifera Magnoliaceae aristolactam alkaloid 



This investigation was supported by a grant from the Fooyin University.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Nutrition and Health SciencesFooyin UniversityKaohsiungTaiwan
  2. 2.Tzu Hui Institute of TechnologyNanzhou TownshipTaiwan
  3. 3.Department of Nursing, Fooyin UniversityKaohsiungTaiwan
  4. 4.Department of Medical Laboratory Science and BiotechnologyFooyin UniversityKaosiungTaiwan

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