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Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society

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Abstract

ARAUJO, Renata M. de; LIMA, Mary Anne S.  and  SILVEIRA, Edilberto R.. Pterocarpans and a novel flavanone from harpalyce brasiliana roots. J. Braz. Chem. Soc. [online]. 2009, vol.20, n.5, pp. 935-938. ISSN 0103-5053.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-50532009000500019.

The novel (-)-7,8,3',4'-trihydroxy-8-(3'',7''-dimethyl-octa-2'',6''-dienoyl)-flavanone was isolated from the EtOH extract from the roots of Harpalyce brasiliana (Leguminosae) together with the known pterocarpans (-)-2-geranyl-3-hydroxy-8,9-methylenedioxypterocarpan, harpalicin, medicarpin, maackiain and cabenegrins A-I and A-II. The isolated metabolites were characterized on the basis of spectroscopic data, mainly 1D and 2D NMR.

Keywords : Harpalyce brasiliana; flavanone; pterocarpans; NMR assignments.

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