Rotundines A-C, three novel sesquiterpene alkaloids from Cyperus rotundus

Sei Joon Jeong, Tomofumi Miyamoto, Masanori Inagaki, Youn Chul Kim, Ryuichi Higuchi

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Rotundines A (1), B (2), and C (3), three novel sesquiterpene alkaloids with an unprecedented carbon skeleton, were isolated from the rhizomes of Cyperus rotundus. The structures of 1-3 were elucidated by spectral and chemical methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)673-675
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Organic Chemistry


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