Two new sesquiterpenes from Pluchea arguta

V. U. Ahmad, M. Zahid, R. Khatoon, Z. Ali, M. Abbas, M. Z. Iqbal

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Two new sesquiterpenes, 3'-chloro-2'-hydroxy-3-epi-arguticinin (1) and argutenol (2) belonging to eudesmane and gorgonane classes respectively, have been isolated from Pluchea arguta. Their structures were elucidated with the help of sophisticated spectroscopic techniques including nOe difference and NOESY experiments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-87
Number of pages3
JournalNatural Product Sciences
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes


  • Compositae
  • Eudesmane and gorgonane derivatives
  • Pluchea arguta
  • Sesquiterpenes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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