• Extractives ofBalsamodendron pubescens: Stocks, Hook. Isolation and a new synthesis of siderin

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      Coumarins; structure; synthesis

    • Abstract


      β-Sitosterol and cedrelone have been obtained from the hexane extract of the roots ofBalsamodendron pubescens Stocks, Hook. A dimethoxy methyl coumarin isolated has been characterised as siderin (VIII) (4,7-dimethoxy-5-methyl coumarin). A new synthesis of siderin as well as 6,8-dimethoxy-4-methyl coumarin (II) is also reported.

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      Balawant S Joshi1 Vinod R Hegde1

      1. CIBA-GEIGY Research Centre, Goregaon, Bombay - 400 063
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  • Journal of Chemical Sciences | News

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