Isolation and structure elucidation of a new 11(15→1)-abeotaxane from the Chinese yew, Taxus mairei

Qing Wen Shi, Takayuki Oritani, Hiromasa Kiyota, Tohru Horiguchi

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A new 11(15→1)-abeotaxane diterpenoid (1) along with 11 known taxoids were isolated from the bark of the Chinese yew, Taxus mairei, and the structure was established as 9-deacetyl-9-benzoyl-10-debenzoyl-5-cinnamoyl-taxchinin A on the basis of 1D and 2D NMR data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-74
Number of pages8
JournalNatural Product Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes



  • Abeotaxane
  • Chinese yew
  • Isolation
  • Taxane
  • Taxoid
  • Taxus mairei

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  • Molecular Medicine

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