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New lignan, isoactifolin, fromChamaecyparis obtusa cv. Breviramea


A new lignan isoactifolin was isolated from young shoots (with leaves) ofChamaecyparis obtusa cv. Breviramea. The structure of the compound was determined based on spectroscopic evidence.


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Takaku, N., Mikame, K., Okunishi, T. et al. New lignan, isoactifolin, fromChamaecyparis obtusa cv. Breviramea. J Wood Sci 47, 493–496 (2001).

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Key words

  • Lignan
  • Isoactifolin
  • Chamaecyparis obtusa cv. Breviramea
  • Furan