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Acetogenins from seeds of Annona reticulata

Author(s): F. R. Chang, J. L. Chen, H. F. Chiu, M. J. Wu and Y. C. Wu

Month: Mar
Year: 1998

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Phytochemistry
Volume: 47
Issue: 6
Pages: 1057-1061

Article Topic(s): Medicinal chemistry
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Asimina reticulata (Netted pawpaw),


Evaluates extracts of seeds of Annona reticulata to isolate compounds for possible medicinal use. Seven cytotoxic acetogenins were isolated, including one new one. Some of the isolated compounds exhibited potent cytotoxicities against several cancer cell-lines.

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F. R. Chang, J. L. Chen, H. F. Chiu, M. J. Wu and Y. C. Wu. "Acetogenins from seeds of Annona reticulata." Phytochemistry 47.6 (1998): 1057-1061.

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ISSN: 0031-9422
DOI: 10.1016/S0031-9422(98)80072-1

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