Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1979, 44, 1468-1474

Isoerivanin and dehydroisoerivanin - Minor sesquiterpene lactone components from Balsamita major DESF.

Zdeněk Sameka, Miroslav Holuba, Vlastimil Herouta, Ełżbieta Błoszykb and Bohdan Drożdżb

a Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 166 10 Prague 6
b Biological-Pharmaceutical Institute, Medical Academy, Poznan, Poland


Two minor sesquiterpene lactone components, isoerivanin (II) and dehydroisoerivanin (III) were isolated from the species Balsamita major DESF. (Compositae) and their structure, including relative and absolute configuration, was derived.