Chemical constituents and cytotoxic activity of Smallanthus maculatus

  title={Chemical constituents and cytotoxic activity of Smallanthus maculatus},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Yolanda Rios and Ismael Le{\'o}n},
  journal={Chemistry of Natural Compounds},
Smallanthus maculatus (Cav) H. Rob. (Asteraceae, nomenc latural synonym: Polymnia maculata Cav. Icon. [1, 2]) is used by the Highlands Mayas of Chiapas, Mexico, for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases [3]. To our knowledge, no phytochemical investigation has been reported on S. maculatus ; however, from P. maculata has been isolated ent-kaur-16-en19-oic acid, kauradiene-9,16-dioic acid, polymatin A, polymatin B, polymatin C [4], maculatin [5], melampodin D, and 9-desacetoxymelcanthin F… CONTINUE READING


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