A New Sesquiterpene from Trichilia casarettii (Meliaceae)

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The dichloromethane extract of the air-dried stems of Trichilia casarettii afforded a new sesquiterpene (1), lupeol, stigmasterol, campesterol and sitosterol. The structure of 1 was elucidated by extensive one-and two- dimensional nuclear magnetic resonance and mass spectrometry.

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I. Vieira, E. Figueiredo, V. Freitas, L. Mathias, R. Braz-Filho and R. Araújo, "A New Sesquiterpene from Trichilia casarettii (Meliaceae)," American Journal of Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2010, pp. 70-72. doi: 10.4236/ajac.2010.12009.

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