Chemical constituents of plants from the genus Neolitsea

Xia Qing, Ting Zhao, Rui Xia Guo, Yi Bing Wu, Qing Wen Shi, Yu Cheng Gu, Hiromasa Kiyota

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The genus Neolitsea (Lauraceae) contains over 85 species distributed around the world. These plants have been found to be rich in sesquiterpenes, triterpenes, steroids, and alkaloids. This review summarizes the phytochemical progress and list of all the constituents isolated from the genus Neolitsea over the past few decades. Some biological activities of compounds isolated from this genus are also included.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-75
Number of pages15
JournalHeterocyclic Communications
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2014


  • Biological activity
  • Chemical composition
  • Neolitsea
  • Plant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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