Sayer Ji
Founder of GreenMedInfo.com

Subscribe to our informative Newsletter & get two FREE E-Books

Our newsletter serves 500,000 with essential news, research & healthy tips, daily.

Depression: 21st Century Solutions + The Dark Side of Wheat

Abstract Title:

A new benzofuranone and anti-HIV constituents from the stems of Rhus chinensis.

Abstract Source:

Planta Med. 2007 Mar;73(3):279-82. Epub 2007 Feb 9. PMID: 17290322

Abstract Author(s):

Qiong Gu, Rui-Rui Wang, Xue-Mei Zhang, Yun-Hua Wang, Yong-Tang Zheng, Jun Zhou, Ji-Jun Chen

Article Affiliation:

State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, P. R. China.

Abstract:

A new benzofuran lactone, rhuscholide A (1), was isolated from the stems of RHUS CHINENSIS, together with six known compounds: 5-hydroxy-7-(3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadeca-2,6,10,11-tetraenyl)-2(3 H)-benzofuranone (2), betulin (3), betulonic acid (4), moronic acid (5), 3-oxo-6 beta-hydroxyolean-12-en-28-oic acid (6) and 3-oxo-6 beta-hydroxyolean-18-en-28-oic acid (7). Based on 1D, 2D NMR (COSY, HMQC, HMBC) and mass (EI-MS, HR-EI-MS) spectral data, the structure of rhuscholide A was deduced to be 5-hydroxy-3-(propan-2-ylidene)-7-(3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadeca-2,6,10,11-tetraenyl)-2(3 H)-benzofuranone (1). Anti-HIV-1 bioassays IN VITRO revealed that compound 1 possesses significant anti-HIV-1 activity with an EC50 value of 1.62 microM and a therapeutic index (TI) of 42.40. Compounds 2, 4, 5 and 7 showed moderate anti-HIV-1 activities with EC50 values of 3.70, 5.81, 7.49 and 13.11 microM, respectively.

Study Type : In Vitro Study
Additional Links
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-HIV Agents : CK(111) : AC(63)

Print Options


Key Research Topics

Sayer Ji
Founder of GreenMedInfo.com

Subscribe to our informative Newsletter & get two FREE E-Books

Our newsletter serves 500,000 with essential news, research & healthy tips, daily.

Depression: 21st Century Solutions + The Dark Side of Wheat

This website is for information purposes only. By providing the information contained herein we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or preventing any type of disease or medical condition. Before beginning any type of natural, integrative or conventional treatment regimen, it is advisable to seek the advice of a licensed healthcare professional.

© Copyright 2008-2019 GreenMedInfo.com, Journal Articles copyright of original owners, MeSH copyright NLM.