Tetranortriterpenoid insect antifeedants from Severinia buxifolia

Tian Shung Wu, Yann Lii Leu, Yu Yi Chan, Pei Lin Wu, Chang Sheng Kouh, Shwu Jen Wu, Yu Wang

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Two new tetranortriterpenoids, severinolide and cycloseverinolide, together with four known compounds, were isolated and characterized from the root bark of Severinia buxifolia. Severinolide, atalantin and cycloepiatalantin showed significant antifeeding effects against Plutella xylostalla.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1393-1398
Number of pages6
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Aug

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture


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