Alkaloids from root bark of Zanthoxylum simulans

I. H.Sheng Chen, Shwu Jen Wu, Yann Lii Leu, Inn Wha Tsai, Tian Shung Wu*

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A new 6a,7-dehydroaporphine alkaloid, N-acetyldehydroanonaine and a new 2-quinolone alkaloid, simulansine (2), together with 21 known compounds were isolated from the root bark of Zanthoxylum simulans. Their structures were established on the basis of spectral and chemical evidence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-219
Number of pages3
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes


  • 2-quinolones
  • Alkaloids
  • Aporphines
  • Benzo[c]phenanthridines
  • Root bark
  • Rutaceae
  • Zanthoxylum simulons


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