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Structural Elucidation and Bioactivity of Biflavonoids from the Stems of Wikstroemia taiwanensis

By Li-Yin Chen, Ih-Sheng Chen and Chien-Fang Peng

Abstract

Three new biflavonoids, wikstaiwanones A–C (1–3), along with four known compounds (4–7) were isolated from the stems of Wikstroemia taiwanensis (Thymelaeaceae). Their structures were elucidated by spectroscopic analysis. Compounds 4 and 5 showed antitubercular activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis with MIC values of 15 μg/mL, respectively

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