A new cytotoxic naphthoquinone from Paepalanthus latipes.


Quinones constitute an important class of naturally occurring compounds. They are found in plants, fungi and bacteria. Large number of quinones has been associated with antitumor, antibacterial, antimalarial and antifungal activities. In this work we describe the isolation, structure determination and the cytotoxic index of a new 1,4-naphthoquinone isolated… (More)


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@article{Kitagawa2004ANC, title={A new cytotoxic naphthoquinone from Paepalanthus latipes.}, author={Rodrigo Rezende Kitagawa and Maria Stella Gonçalves Raddi and Lourdes Campaner dos Santos and Wagner Vilegas}, journal={Chemical & pharmaceutical bulletin}, year={2004}, volume={52 12}, pages={1487-8} }