Tirucallane triterpenes from the roots of Ozoroa insignis

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Eight tirucallane triterpenes, methyl 3 alpha,24S-dihydroxytirucalla-8,25-dien-21-oate (2), methyl 3 alpha-hydroxy-24-oxotirucalla-8,25-dien-21-oate (3), methyl 3 alpha-hydroxy-25,26,27-trinor-24-oxotirucall-8-en-21-oate (4), 3 alpha,25-dihydroxy-24-(2-hydroxyethyl)-tirucall-8-en-21-oic acid (5), 3 alpha,24S,25-trihydroxytirucall-8-en-21-oic acid (6), 3 alpha,24R,25-trihydroxytirucall-8-en-21-oic acid (7), 3 alpha,25-dihydroxytirucall-8-en-21-oic acid (8), and methyl 3 alpha,25-dihydroxytirucall-8-en-21-oate (9), together with alpha-elemolic acid methyl ester (1), were isolated from the roots of Ozoroa insignis. Their structures were elucidated on the basis of spectroscopic evidence. (c) 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1309-1315
Number of pages7
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2006


  • Tetracyclic triterpenes
  • Tirucallanes
  • Anacardiaceae
  • Ozoroa insignis

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