Antimicrobial constituents of Angelica dahurica roots

Yong Soo Kwon, Akio Kobayashi, Shin Ichiro Kajiyama, Kazuyoshi Kawazu, Hiroshi Kanzaki, Chang Min Kim

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One novel coumarin from Angelica dahurica roots was elucidated to be 5,8-di(2,3-dihydroxy-3-methylbutoxy)-psoralen. It occurs together with six other known coumarins and ferulic acid. The antimicrobial activity of the coumarins and ferulic acid were compared.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)887-889
Number of pages3
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 1997


  • 5,8-di(2,3-dihydroxy-3- methylbutoxy)-psoralen
  • Angelica dahurica
  • Umbelliferae
  • antimicrobial activity
  • coumarins
  • ferulic acid
  • roots

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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    Kwon, Y. S., Kobayashi, A., Kajiyama, S. I., Kawazu, K., Kanzaki, H., & Kim, C. M. (1997). Antimicrobial constituents of Angelica dahurica roots. Phytochemistry, 44(5), 887-889.