Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry

Volume: 3

Natural Benzophenones from Clusiaceae Family: Structural Diversity and Biological Activities

Author(s): Angela Maria Almeida Lima and Róbson Ricardo Teixeira

Pp: 293-346 (54)

DOI: 10.2174/9781681085340117030010

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It is described in this book chapter structural features of natural benzophenones and an overview of their various biological activities. These compounds have been isolated mainly from plant species belonging to the Clusiaceae family. Biosynthetic processes involved in their formation are also presented.

Keywords: Benzophenones, Clusiaceae Family, Prenylated benzophenones.

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