Terpenoids of Syzygium formosanum

Churng Werng Chang, Tien Shung Wu, Yih Shou Hsieh, Sheng Chu Kuo, Pei Dawn Lee Chao

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A new natural product, 4-epifriedelin (1), and 12 known terpenoids have been isolated from the leaves of Syzygium formosanum. The known compounds include caryophyllene oxide, friedelin, canophyllal, glutinol, α-terpineol, phytol, betulinic acid, uvaol, lupeol, betulin, ursolic acid, and oleanolic acid. All of these compounds are reported for the first time from S. formosanum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)327-328
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Feb

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Organic Chemistry


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