Plant Diversity ›› 1999, Vol. 21 ›› Issue (03): 1-3.

• Articles •    

The Structure of Lyciumide A

ZOU Cheng,ZHAO QIng,CHEN Chang-Xiang   

  1. Faculty of Pharmacy,Kunming Medical College,Kunming 650031
  • Online:1999-06-25 Published:1999-06-25

Abstract: A new dopamine derivative named lyciumide A was isolated from the fruits of Lycium barbarum which is a well-known traditional Chinese medicine.Its structure was elucidated as 3-(4-methoxyphenyl)-N-[2-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)]ethyl 2Z-propenamide by spectral methods.Scopolin was also obtained.

Key words: Lycium barbarum, Lyciumide A, Scopolin