Phytoalexin aurone induced in Cephalocereus senilis liquid suspension culture

Paul W. Pare, Natalia Dmitrieva, Tom J. Mabry

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Abstract

A new aurone, 4,5-methylenedioxy-6-hydoxyaurone, isolated from chitin-treated liquid suspension cultures of Cephalocereus senilis showed antibacterial activity. The structure of the aurone, cephalocerone, was elucidated by chemical and spectroscopic methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1133-1135
Number of pages3
JournalPhytochemistry
Volume30
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1991

Keywords

  • Cephalocereus senilis
  • Lactaceae
  • aurone.
  • liquid suspension culture
  • old-man-cactus
  • phytoalexin

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