Natural phenanthrenes and their biological activity.

  title={Natural phenanthrenes and their biological activity.},
  author={Adri{\'a}na Kov{\'a}cs and Andrea Vasas and Judit Hohmann},
  volume={69 5},
The aim of this review is to survey the various naturally occurring phenanthrene compounds that have been isolated from different plants. Only one review has previously been published on this topic. Gorham (1989) reviewed the structures, biosynthesis, separations and spectroscopy of stilbenes and phenanthrenes. The present study furnishes an overview of the hydroxy or/and methoxy-substituted 9,10-dihydro/phenanthrenes, methylated, prenylated and other monomeric derivatives, dimeric and trimeric… CONTINUE READING
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