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Antifungal and larvicidal compounds from the root bark of Cordia alliodora

Published inJournal of natural products, vol. 63, no. 3, p. 424-426
Publication date2000
Abstract

Two new natural products, a phenylpropanoid derivative characterized as 1-(3'-methoxypropanoyl)-2,4,5-trimethoxybenzene (1) and a prenylated hydroquinone, 2-(2Z)-(3-hydroxy-3,7-dimethylocta-2,6-dienyl)-1,4-benzenediol (2), have been isolated from the root bark of Cordia alliodora, Both compounds exhibited antifungal properties against the phlytopathogenic mold Cladosporium cucumerinum. The phenylpropanoid derivative (1), whose structure is closely related to beta-asarone, also demonstrated a marked activity against larvae of the yellow-fever-transmitting mosquito Aedes aegypti.

Keywords
  • Cordia alliodora
  • Antifungal properties
  • Antifungal properties
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IOSET, Jean-Robert et al. Antifungal and larvicidal compounds from the root bark of Cordia alliodora. In: Journal of natural products, 2000, vol. 63, n° 3, p. 424–426. doi: 10.1021Jnp990393j
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