Sesquiterpenoids from Coreocarpus arizonicus

Shivanand D. Jolad, Barbara N. Timmermann, Joseph J. Hoffmann, Robert B. Bates, Fernando A. Camou, Jack R. Cole

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Ten sesquiterpenoids were isolated from the methylene chloride extract of Coreocarpus arizonicus. Five were new, identified on the basis of spectral data as 1 (R), 4(R), 7(S)- and 1(S), 4(S), 7(S)-bisabol-2-en- 1,4-diols and dimers of perezone (biperezone) and its 12-(2-methylbutyroxyl) and 12-isovaleroxyl derivatives oxidatively coupled through C-4. The known sesquiterpenoids were costunolide, dihydrocostunolide, perezone, α-pipitzol and spathulenol.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3545-3548
Number of pages4
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1988


  • Coreocarpus arizonicus: Asteraceae
  • Coreopsidinae
  • Heliantheae
  • bi-(12-isovaleroxyperezone)
  • bi-[12-(2-methylbutyroxy)-perezone]
  • biperezone
  • bisabolane diols
  • sesquiterpenoids.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture


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