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CONSTITUENTS

 

TAXANES and TAXOIDS

Over 100 structurally related taxanes and taxoids have been isolated from various Taxus species, most of which are contained in Taxus brevifolia.   Not all compounds have been identified and named yet. This work is on-going.

FLAVONOIDS FLAVONOLS

quercetin, rhamnetin, sciadopitysin, kaempferol, amentoflavone, sequoiaflavone, sotetsuflavone, ginkgetin, taxifolin.

STEROIDS PHYTOSTEROLS

beta-sitosterol, daucosterol, ponasterone-A

LIGNANS

lariciresinol, taxiresinol

CAROTENOIDS

xanthophyll, zeaxanthin, violaxantin, neoxanthin, eschsoltzaxanthone

PHENOLS

betuligneol

BENZENOID

rhododendrol
 

Constituents list compiled from:

1)      Napralert Database, College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL.

2)      Taxol Science and Applications (page 322, Naturally Occuring Taxanes with

      Antitumor Activity), Suffnes (1995), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL

3)      Taxus: the Genus Taxus (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Industrial Profiles)

Characteristics of Extract Components (page 153)

Edited by Hideji Itokawa and Kuo-Hsiung Lee

Taylor and Francis Publishing, New York, NY

 

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