Sarusubine A, a new dimeric Lythraceae alkaloid from Lagerstroemia subcostata

Kozue Watanabe, Takaaki Kubota, Takakazu Shinzato, Junji Ito, Yuzuru Mikami, Jun'ichi Kobayashi

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A new dimeric Lythraceae alkaloid with a cyclobutane ring, sarusubine A (1), has been isolated from the leaves of Lagerstroemia subcostata, and the structure and stereochemistry were elucidated by spectroscopic data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7502-7504
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number42
Publication statusPublished - Oct 15 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Lagerstroemia subcostata
  • Lythraceae alkaloid
  • Sarusubine A

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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