A phenylpropanoid, a slovenolide, two sulphur-containing germacranes and Ca+2-ATPase inhibitors from Thapsia villosa

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  • Juan J Rubal
  • F Javier Moreno-Dorado
  • Francisco M Guerra
  • Zacarías D Jorge
  • María del Carmen Galán
  • Ginés M Salido
  • Christensen, Søren Brøgger
  • Helmer Søhoel
  • Guillermo M Massanet
A phenylpropanoid 1, a slovenolide 2, and two germacranes bearing a methylthiopropenoate moiety, 3 and 4, along with twenty known metabolites have been isolated from the roots of THAPSIA VILLOSA var. VILLOSA L. The structures of two known phenylpropanoids 5 and 6 have been corrected. Compounds 7 and 8 showed activity as potential inhibitors of the sarco- and endoplasmic Ca (2+)-dependent ATPases (SERCA) pump. Compounds 9, 10 and 11 increased significantly the cytoplasmic free calcium concentration ([Ca (2+)] (c)) in human platelets in a concentration-dependent manner.
Original languageEnglish
JournalPlanta Medica
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)284-290
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Keywords: Thapsia villosa; Apiaceae; Germacranes; Phenylpropanoids; Slovenolides; Thapsigargins; Transtaganolides; Ca+2-ATPase inhibitors

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