Rui-Lan Xu

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A phytochemical investigation of the leaves of Clerodendrum trichotomum led to the isolation of five new (2-6) and two known (1 and 7) steroids, whose structures and relative configurations were elucidated by comprehensive spectroscopic analysis and by comparison of their NMR data with those of related compounds. Steroids 2 and 5 exhibited moderate(More)
Clerodendrum trichotomum Thunb., whose leaves and twigs are known in Chinese as “Chou-Wu-Tong” due to the unpleasant smell, belongs to the Verbenaceae family. Its roots, stems, leaves, flowers, and fruits have been used as medicine due to their antihypertensive, sedative, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory properties [1]. Pharmacological studies on this plant(More)
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