New taxanes from the seeds of Taxus mairei

Q. W. Shi, Z. P. Li, C. L. Wang, M. L. Zhang, N. Choony, H. Kiyota

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Two new taxoid metabolites were isolated from the methanol extract of the Taxus mairei seeds. Their structures were established as 2α-hydroxy- 9α,10β,13α-triacetoxy-5α-cinnamoyloxytaxa-11-en-4β, 20-epoxide ( 1 ) and 2′-acetyl taxol ( 2 ) on the basis of spectral analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)431-437
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Asian Natural Products Research
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • 2′-Acetyl taxol
  • Taxaceae
  • Taxanes
  • Taxol analogue
  • Taxus mairei
  • Yew

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Organic Chemistry


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