Oenothein B, A Dimeric Hydrolyzable Tannin of Cyclic Structure

Tsutomu Hatano, Taeko Yasuhara, Muneto Matsuda, Kazufumi Yazaki, Takashi Yoshida, Takuo Okuda

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Abstract

Oenothein B, isolated from the leaves of Oenothera erythrosepala (Onagraceae), had host-mediated antitumor activity and antiviral effects on human immunodefficiency virus (HIV) and herpes simplex virus (HSV). It is a dimeric hydrolyzable tannin with a cyclic structure 1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2269-2271
Number of pages3
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Volume37
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1989

Keywords

  • HIV
  • HSV
  • Oenothera erythrosepala
  • Onagraceae
  • antitumor activity
  • antiviral activity
  • cyclic structure
  • dimeric hydrolyzable tannin
  • oenothein B
  • tannin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Drug Discovery

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