Abstract Title:

New cytotoxic monotetrahydrofuran annonaceous acetogenins from Annona muricata.

Abstract Source:

J Nat Prod.2002 Apr;65(4):470-5. PMID: 11975482

Abstract Author(s):

Chih-Chuang Liaw, Fang-Rong Chang, Chih-Yuan Lin, Chi-Jung Chou, Hui-Fen Chiu, Ming-Jung Wu, Yang-Chang Wu


Three new monotetrahydrofuran annonaceous acetogenins, muricin H (1), muricin I (2), and cis-annomontacin (3), along with five known acetogenins, annonacin, annonacinone, annomontacin, murisolin, and xylomaticin, were isolated from the seeds of Annona muricata. Additionally, two new monotetrahydrofuran annonaceous acetogenins, cis-corossolone (4) and annocatalin (5), together with four known ones, annonacin, annonacinone, solamin, and corossolone, were isolated from the leaves of this species. The structures of all new isolates were elucidated and characterized by spectral and chemical methods. These new acetogenins exhibited significant activity in in vitro cytotoxic assays against two human hepatoma cell lines, Hep G(2) and 2,2,15. Compound 5 showed a high selectivity toward the Hep 2,2,15 cell line.

Study Type : In Vitro Study
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