Cyclopenta[b]benzofuran and Secodammarane Derivatives from the Stems of Aglaia stellatopilosa.

  title={Cyclopenta[b]benzofuran and Secodammarane Derivatives from the Stems of Aglaia stellatopilosa.},
  author={Nur Raudhah Othman and Li Pan and Michele Mejin and Julian C L Voong and Hee-byung Chai and Caroline M. Pannell and A. Douglas Kinghorn and Tiong Chia Yeo},
  journal={Journal of natural products},
  volume={79 4},
Four new 2,3-secodammarane triterpenoids, stellatonins A-D (3-6), together with a new 3,4-secodammarane triterpenoid, stellatonin E (7), and the known silvestrol (1), 5‴-episilvestrol (2), and β-sitosterol, were isolated from a methanol extract of the stems of Aglaia stellatopilosa through bioassay-guided fractionation. The structures of the new compounds were elucidated using spectroscopic and chemical methods. The compounds were evaluated for their cytotoxic activity against three human… 

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