Catharsitoxins from the Chinese remedy qiung laug

Kiyotake Suenaga, Hiroki Shimogawa, Satoru Nakagawa, Daisuke Uemura

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Novel imidazole compounds, catharsitoxins A, B, C, D, E and F, were isolated from the Chinese remedy qiung laug. Their structures were determined by 2D NMR. To confirm their structures and to ensure an adequate supply for further biological studies, catharsitoxins A and D were synthesized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7079-7081
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number40
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Oct 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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