The first two ecdysteroids containing a furan ring from Serratula wolffii

Erika Liktor-Busa, András Simon, Gábor Tóth, Mária Báthori

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Two new ecdysteroids, named serfurosterone A and serfurosterone B, were isolated from a methanol extract of the roots of Serratula wolffii. Spectroscopic methods revealed that these compounds had previously unknown ecdysteroid structures with acetal functions in the side-chains.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1738-1740
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Mar 10 2008



  • Asteraceae
  • Ecdysteroids
  • NMR
  • Serfurosterone A
  • Serfurosterone B
  • Serratula wolffii

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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