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Chromone derivatives from Halenia elliptica and their anti-HBV activities.
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PMID:  22192328     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Nine water-soluble chromone derivatives, including chromone-2-carboxylic acids, 2-methylchromones and their structural hybrids, were isolated from aerial tissues of Halenia elliptica (Gentianaceae), six of which were previously unknown. Their structures were elucidated by comprehensive mass, 1D and 2D NMR spectroscopic analyses and chemical derivatization. Two unstable structural hybrids of chromone-2-carboxylic acids and 2-methylchromones, viz. 3-acetyl-8-hydroxy-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one-2-carboxylic acid (halenic acid C) and 2-(8-hydroxy-2-methyl-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one-3-yl)-2-oxoacetic acid (halenichromone A), were isomers and were interconvertible. The proposed mechanism of their acid-catalyzed isomerization in aqueous solvent is described. In addition, 2-methylchromones, 8-hydroxy-2-methyl-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one, and 8-methoxy-2-methyl-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one, were found to exhibit a strong inhibitory effect towards hepatitis B virus (HBV) in vitro without showing significant cytotoxicity.
Authors:
Yu-Wei Sun; Guang-Ming Liu; Hai Huang; Pei-Zhong Yu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Phytochemistry     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-3700     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0151434     Medline TA:  Phytochemistry     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Natural Products Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, Fudan University, Shanghai 201203, PR China.
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