Rhinacanthin-Q, a naphthoquinone from Rhinacanthus nasutus and its biological activity

Tian Shung Wu, Hua Chun Hsu, Pei Lin Wu, Che Ming Teng, Yang Chang Wu

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Abstract

The continuing investigation of the root of Rhinacanthus nasutus afforded a 1,4-naphthoquinone ester, rhinacanthin-Q, accompanied by twenty- four known compounds. The structure was elucidated on the basis of spectroscopic analyses. The cytotoxicity and antiplatelet effect of this compound was also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2001-2003
Number of pages3
JournalPhytochemistry
Volume49
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Dec 5

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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