Cryptic and free skin irritants of the daphnane and tigliane types in latex of Excoecaria agallocha.

@article{Karalai1994CrypticAF,
  title={Cryptic and free skin irritants of the daphnane and tigliane types in latex of Excoecaria agallocha.},
  author={Chatchanok Karalai and P Wiriyachitra and H. J. Opferkuch and Erich Hecker},
  journal={Planta medica},
  year={1994},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={351-5}
}
In the extremely skin irritant and caustic latex of Excoecaria agallocha the major part of the polyfunctional diterpene esters (DTE) (group I) are aliphatic polyunsaturated 9,13,14-orthoesters of the daphnane-type parent alcohol 5 beta-hydroxyresiniferonol-6 alpha, 7 alpha-epoxide, esterified simultaneously in their 20-positions with aliphatic saturated homologous n-carboxylic acids (even numbered, C22-C30). The minor part of DTE is composed of analogous structures of 5 beta, 12 beta… CONTINUE READING

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