Stereoisomeric Composition of Natural Myrtucommulone A.

  title={Stereoisomeric Composition of Natural Myrtucommulone A.},
  author={Marcus Hans and Ma{\"e}l Charpentier and Volker Huch and Johann Jauch and Torsten Bruhn and Gerhard Bringmann and Dietmar Quandt},
  journal={Journal of natural products},
  volume={78 10},
Myrtucommulone A (MC A) (1), isolated from Myrtus communis (myrtle), shows the same pharmacological activity for inhibition of inflammation and induction of apoptosis as synthetic MC A, which consists of three stereoisomers, i.e., two enantiomers and one meso form. This led to the question of whether the natural MC A is a pure stereoisomer or a mixture of… CONTINUE READING