Bisbakuchiols A and B, novel dimeric meroterpenoids from Psoralea corylifolia

Cheng Zhu Wu, Xing Fu Cai, Nguyen Tien Dat, Seong Su Hong, Ah Reum Han, Eun Kyoung Seo, Bang Yeon Hwang, Ji Xing Nan, Dongho Lee, Jung Joon Lee

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Abstract

Two novel dimeric meroterpenoids, bisbakuchiols A and B, along with (S)-bakuchiol were isolated from the seeds of Psoralea corylifolia L. (Fabaceae). Bisbakuchiols A and B contain an unprecedented dimeric meroterpenoid skeleton in which two meroterpenes are linked through a dioxane bridge. All compounds were evaluated for their potential to inhibit hypoxia-inducible factor-1 (HIF-1) activation induced by hypoxia in a HIF-1-mediated reporter gene assay in AGS human gastric cancer cells. (S)-Bakuchiol inhibited hypoxic activation of HIF-1 with an IC50 value of 6.1 μM.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8861-8864
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume48
Issue number50
DOIs
StatePublished - 10 Dec 2007

Keywords

  • Fabaceae
  • Hypoxia-inducible factor-1
  • Meroterpenoid
  • Psoralea corylifolia

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