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Stypandrone: A toxic naphthalene-14-quinone from Stypandra imbricata and Dianella revoluta

Colegate, S.M., Dorling, P.R. and Huxtable, C.R. (1987) Stypandrone: A toxic naphthalene-14-quinone from Stypandra imbricata and Dianella revoluta. Phytochemistry, 26 (4). pp. 979-981.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0031-9422(00)82330-4
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Abstract

A compound, previously not isolated from dried, milled samples of Stypandra imbricata and Dianella revoluta, has now been obtained from fresh samples of these plants. The structure was shown, by spectroscopic techniques, to be identical to that of stypandrone. This quinone was found to be toxic to laboratory mice. However, it produces a different toxic effect to that observed when livestock ingest fresh Stypandra imbricata or when stypandrol is administered to laboratory mice.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary Studies
Publisher: Elsevier BV
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/34199
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