Publications

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Dagne, E., Bisrat, D., Van Wyk, B–E., Viljoen, A. 1998. 10-HydroxyaloinB 6'O-Acetate, an oxanthrone from Aloe claviflora. Journal of Natural Products 61: 256–257.

Analysis of the leaf exudate of Aloe claviflora resulted in the isolation of a new oxanthrone, 10-hydroxyaloin B 6‘-O-acetate (1), whose structure was determined on the basis of spectral evidence as well as by conversion to the known compound 10-hydroxyaloin B (2).



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