Nitidasin, a novel sesterterpenoid, from the Peruvian folk medicine 'Hercampuri' (Gentianella nitida)

Nobuo Kawahara, Masato Nozawa, Diana Flores, Pablo Bonilla, Setsuko Sekita, Motoyoshi Satake, Ken Ichi Kawai

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The structure of a novel sesterterpenoid designated as nitidasin (1), isolated from the whole plant of Gentianella nitida, has been determined by extensive spectroscopic investigation and X-ray analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1717-1719
Number of pages3
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1997

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  • Gentianaceae
  • Gentianella nitida
  • Hercampuri
  • Nitidasin
  • Sesterterpenoid
  • X- ray analysis


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