Study on C6-C3 Skeleton Derivatives from the Flower Buds of Magnolia denudata

Jun Li1, Guangzhong Yang1, Zhiyi Mei1, Xianju Huang1 and Hualin Zhang2,*

1College of Pharmacy, South Central University for Nationalities, Wuhan 430074, P.R. China

2Chemistry Science and Technology School, Zhanjiang Normal University, Zhanjiang 524048, P.R. China

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The chemical constituents of flower buds of Magnolia denudata Desr. were investigated. We isolated and identified five furofurans type lignan (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), three Phenylpropanoid type derivatives (6, 7, 8), one dihydrofuran type lignan (9), one flavonoid glycoside (10) and dibutyl phthalate (11) from M. denudate. The structures of these compounds were elucidated based on the chemical and 1H NMR, 13C NMR and MS spectroscopic evidence.


Magnolia denudata Desr, Lignan, Phenylpropanoid, Flavonoid glycoside.

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