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Stoechadone: A new naphthoquinone from conospermum stoechadis

Aguinaldo, A.M., Armstrong, J.A., Cannon, J.R., Colegate, S.M., Comber, M.F., Marchant, N.G. and Sargent, M.V. (1996) Stoechadone: A new naphthoquinone from conospermum stoechadis. Australian Journal of Chemistry, 49 (2). pp. 197-198.

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Extraction of the dried root bark of the Western Australian plant Conospermum stoechadis Endl . has yielded 3,6,7-trimethoxy-2-methylnaphthalene-1,4-dione, stoechadone (1). The structure was elucidated by spectroscopic methods and was confirmed by a short synthesis from methyl homoveratrate (3).

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary Studies
Publisher: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization Publishing
Copyright: © 1996 CSIRO
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