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Synthesis and Biological Activity Study of Tanshinone Derivatives: A Literature and Patent Review

[ Vol. 20 , Issue. 28 ]

Author(s):

He Huang, Chuanjun Song* and Junbiao Chang   Pages 2520 - 2534 ( 15 )

Abstract:


Tanshinones are a class of bioactive compounds present in the Chinese herbal medicine Danshen (Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge), containing among others, abietane diterpene quinone scaffolds. Chemical synthesis and biological activity studies of natural and unnatural tanshinone derivatives have been reviewed in this article.

Keywords:

Danshen, Tanshinone, Chemical synthesis, Structural modification, Biological activity, Herbal medicine.

Affiliation:

College of Chemistry, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450001, College of Chemistry, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450001, College of Chemistry, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450001

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