A new cytotoxic cembrane diterpene from the roots of Euphorbia pekinensis Rupr.

@article{Hou2013ANC,
  title={A new cytotoxic cembrane diterpene from the roots of Euphorbia pekinensis Rupr.},
  author={Pengyi Hou and Yan Zeng and Bingjie Ma and Kaishun Bi and Xiaohui Chen},
  journal={Fitoterapia},
  year={2013},
  volume={90},
  pages={10-3}
}
A new cembrane diterpene, named (-)-(1S)-15-hydroxy-18-carboxycembrene, was isolated from petroleum ether extract of the roots of the Euphorbia pekinensis Rupr. To our knowledge, this compound is the first cembrane-type diterpenoid to be found in the family Euphorbiaceae. The structure was elucidated as (-)-(1S)-15-hydroxy-cembra -2E, 4Z, 7E, 11E-tetraen-18… CONTINUE READING