Uvaricin, a New Antitumor Agent from Uvaria accuminata (Annonaceae)

Shivanand D. Jolad, Joseph J. Hoffmann, Karl H. Schiam, Jack R. Cole, Michael S. Tempesta, George R. Kriek, Robert B. Bates

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The isolation and spectral characterization of the novel antitumor agent uvaricin (1), a bis(tetrahydrofuranoid) fatly acid lactone from the roote of Uvaria accuminata (Annonaceae), are described, and its biogenesis is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3151-3153
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number16
StatePublished - 1982

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  • Organic Chemistry


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