Isolation and identification of an antifungal naphthopyran derivative from Rhinacanthus nasutus

J Nat Prod. 1993 Feb;56(2):292-4. doi: 10.1021/np50092a018.

Abstract

Rhinacanthus nasutus (Acanthaceae) gave a new antifungal naphthopyran derivative. The structure of the compound was elucidated by spectroscopic methods as 3,4-dihydro-3,3-dimethyl-2H-naphtho[2,3-b]pyran-5,10-dione [1].

MeSH terms

  • Antifungal Agents / chemistry
  • Antifungal Agents / isolation & purification*
  • Antifungal Agents / pharmacology
  • Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
  • Mitosporic Fungi / drug effects
  • Naphthoquinones / chemistry
  • Naphthoquinones / isolation & purification*
  • Naphthoquinones / pharmacology
  • Plants, Medicinal / chemistry*
  • Spores, Fungal / drug effects

Substances

  • Antifungal Agents
  • Naphthoquinones