Antineoplastic agents 35. Rhus trilobata

George Pettit, Edris I. Saldana, Elinor Lehto

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Both gallic acid and methyl gallate have been isolated from Rhus coriaria. The presence of gallic acid was also uncovered during a study of Rhus trichocarpa. Interestingly, a tannin believed to be a tri O galloyl D glucose has recently been found to be the active antineoplastic agent of Calycogonium squamulosum (Melastomataceae). Also the authors have identified gallic acid as a cytotoxic component of Oenothera caespitosa (Onagraceae).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)539-542
Number of pages4
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1 1974

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