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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 ...
The structure and synthesis of oligoflavanoids and oligostilbenes from cassia abbreviata
(University of the Free State, 2000-01)
English: During the present study the acetone extract of the heartwood of Cassia abbreviata afforded the known flavan-f-ols, catechin, epicatechin, epiafzelechin, afzelechin and the new (2R,3S) guibourtinidol. This was ...