New 2(3 → 20)Abeotaxane and 3,11-cyclotaxane from needles of Taxus cuspidata

Qing Wen Shi, Zuo Ping Li, Ding Zhao, Ji Shun Gu, Takayuki Oritani, Hiromasa Kiyota

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Two new taxoid metabolites, 2α, 7β, 10β-triacetoxy- 5α,13α-dihydroxy-2(3 → 20)abeotaxa-4(20),11-dien-9-one (1) and 2α-acetoxy-5α-cinnamoyloxy-9α,10β-dihydroxy-3, 11-cyclotax-4(20)-en-13-one (2), were isolated from the methanol extract of needles of the Japanese yew, Taxus cuspidata.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1584-1587
Number of pages4
JournalBioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • 2(3 → 20)abeotaxane
  • 3,11-cyclotaxane
  • Needles
  • Taxaceae
  • Taxus cuspidata

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry


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