Convulsants from star anise (illicium verum hook. F.)

Emi Okuyama, Tomonori Nakamura, Mikio Yamazaki

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Convulsants veranisatin A and B, isolated from Star Anise (Illicium verum Hook.f.), were structurally elucidated by spectroscopic data and compared with anisatin-related compounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1670-1671
Number of pages2
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes


  • Illicium verum
  • Star Anise
  • convulsive component
  • veranisatin A
  • veranisatin B

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Drug Discovery


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