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Prenylated Flavonoids from the Roots of Tephrosia rhodesica (2020)

Atilaw, Y., Muiva-Mutisya, L., Bogaerts, J., Duffy, S., Valkonen, A., Heydenreich, M., Avery, V. M., Rissanen, K., Erdélyi, M., & Yenesew, A. (2020). Prenylated Flavonoids from the Roots of Tephrosia rhodesica. Journal of Natural Products, 83(8), 2390-2398. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jnatprod.0c00245

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All authors or editors: Atilaw, Yoseph; Muiva-Mutisya, Lois; Bogaerts, Jonathan; Duffy, Sandra; Valkonen, Arto; Heydenreich, Matthias; Avery, Vicky M.; Rissanen, Kari; Erdélyi, Máté; Yenesew, Abiy

Journal or series: Journal of Natural Products

ISSN: 0163-3864

eISSN: 1520-6025

Publication year: 2020

Publication date: 13/08/2020

Volume: 83

Issue number: 8

Pages range: 2390-2398

Publisher: American Chemical Society (ACS)

Publication country: United States

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jnatprod.0c00245

Publication open access: Openly available

Publication channel open access: Partially open access channel

Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/71417


Five new compounds—rhodimer (1), rhodiflavan A (2), rhodiflavan B (3), rhodiflavan C (4), and rhodacarpin (5)—along with 16 known secondary metabolites, were isolated from the CH2Cl2–CH3OH (1:1) extract of the roots of Tephrosia rhodesica. They were identified by NMR spectroscopic, mass spectrometric, X-ray crystallographic, and ECD spectroscopic analyses. The crude extract and the isolated compounds 2–5, 9, 15, and 21 showed activity (100% at 10 μg and IC50 = 5–15 μM) against the chloroquine-sensitive (3D7) strain of Plasmodium falciparum.

Keywords: naturally occurring substances; antimicrobial compounds; flavonoids; Fabaceae

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Reporting Year: 2020

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