1,3-diaryl-propanes and propan-2-ols from Virola species

Anake Kijjo, Astréa M. Giesbrecht, Otto R. Gottlieb, Hugo E. Gottlieb

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The trunk woods of two Amazonian Myristicaceae, Virola minutiflora and V. elongata, contain respectively 1-(2-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)-3-(3,4-m.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1385-1388
Number of pages4
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

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Acknowledgements-The authors are indebted to Professor Hipolito P. Ferreira Fo., Institute de Quimica de Araraquara, Universidade Estadual Paulista, for the collection of the plant material; to Dr. William A. Rodrigues, Instituto National de Pesquisas da Amazonia, Manaus. for the identification of the plant material; to the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Itamaraty) and to the Conselho National de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnolbgico (CNPq) for fellowships (to A.K., on leave of absence from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand) and to Funda@o de Amparo B Pesquisa do Estado de Slo Paula (FAPESP) for financial aid.


  • (2R)-1,3-diarylpropan-2-ols
  • 1,3-diarylpropane
  • 1-aryl-3-cyclohexenonepropane
  • Myristicaceae
  • V. minutiflora
  • Virola elongata
  • vi
  • virolane


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