Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 23rd, 2004
In a recent study from Taiwan, "Sixty-five compounds were isolated from the roots of Eurycoma longifolia and characterized by comprehensive analyses of their 1D and 2D NMR, and mass spectral data."
"Among these isolates, four quassinoid diterpenoids were reported from natural sources for the first time, namely eurycomalide A (1), eurycomalide B (2), 13beta, 21-dihydroxyeurycomanol (3), and 5alpha, 14beta, 15beta-trihydroxyklaineanone (4)," reported P.C. Kuo and coauthors at National Cheng Kung University.
"Screening of cytotoxicity,...
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