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Direct synthesis of pterocarpans via aldol condensation
(University of the Free State, 2000-05)
English: Pterocarpans, representing the second largest group of natural isoflavonoids, have received considerable interest on account of their medicinal properties over the last few years. These phytoalexins not only ...
Polyphenols from pericopsis elata and synthesis of selected stilbenes
(University of the Free State, 2005-05)
English: The bark of Pericopsis elata (Afrormosia elata) is used by the local population of the Democratic Republic of Congo for the treatment of cancer and for external applications because of its weather resistance. ...