The structure of lamertianic acid. A new diterpenic acid

W. G. Dauben, V. F. German

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A new diterpene acid, lambertianic acid, has been isolated from the oleoresin of the sugar pine tree, Pinus lambertiana Dougl. The acid has been shown to have structure III making it the optical antipode of dianiellic acid. Spectra features of these two furanoditerpene acids are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)679-683
Number of pages5
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1966

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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