Inhibitors of DNA polymerase β from Schoepfia californica

Jie Chen, Yu Huan Zhang, Li Kai Wang, Steven J. Sucheck, Angela M. Snow, Sidney M. Hecht

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Fractionation of a hexane extract prepared from the plant Schoepfia californica was carried out by bioassay guided fractionation, affording five inhibitors of DNA polymerase β; four of these were shown to be anacardic acid and structurally related derivatives, while the fifth was oleic acid.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2769-2770
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number24
StatePublished - Dec 21 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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