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Isolation of Phenylisoserine Methyl Ester from the Bark of Taxus mairei

Sanro Tachibana , Etsuko Watanabe , Yu Chang Su , Jui Chung Shieh and Hung Kuei Lee
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From the methanolic extracts of bark of Taxus mairei, phenylisoserine methyl ester (2) was isolated along with paclitaxel (taxol) (1). This is the first time that phenylisoserine methyl ester (2) has been isolated from T. mairei. Compound 2 was also isolated from the ethanolic extracts of bark of T. mairei.

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Sanro Tachibana , Etsuko Watanabe , Yu Chang Su , Jui Chung Shieh and Hung Kuei Lee , 2004. Isolation of Phenylisoserine Methyl Ester from the Bark of Taxus mairei. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 7: 1788-1792.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2004.1788.1792


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