[Chemical study of citrus plants in the search for cancer chemopreventive agents].

  title={[Chemical study of citrus plants in the search for cancer chemopreventive agents].},
  author={Motoharu Ju-ichi},
  journal={Yakugaku zasshi : Journal of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan},
  volume={125 3},
  • Motoharu Ju-ichi
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The constituents of Citrus plants were investigated to develop useful agents that are effective in cancer chemoprevention. We examined the roots and bark of the roots of various Citrus plants, resulting in the isolation of many novel compounds. Their structures were determined using spectroscopic methods, especially 2D-NMR spectra. The following new compounds of constituents were found: dimeric coumarins, dimeric acridone alkaloids, and acridone-coumarin dimers. Auraptene and nobiletin are… CONTINUE READING


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