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Perforalactones A and B

Posted by naturalproductman on March 29, 2015

Xiao Jiang Hao and co-workers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have reported in ACIE on the isolation of a quassinoid, perforalactone B, which had antagonistic activity with an IC50 of 1.26 nM against nicotinic acetylcholine receptor, which means it’s a good pesticide.

quassinoid

ACIE paper

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