Yao Haur Kuo
Affiliation: National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine
- Kuo Y, Hwang S, Yang Kuo L, Lee Y, Li S, Shen Y. A novel cytotoxic C-methylated biflavone, taiwanhomoflavone-B from the twigs of Cephalotaxus wilsoniana. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2002;50:1607-8 pubmed..The structure of 1 was elucidated on the basis of spectroscopic analysis. Taiwanhomoflavone-B is cytotoxic with ED(50) values of 3.8 and 3.5 microg/ml, against KB oral epidermoid carcinoma and Hepa-3B hepatoma cells, respectively...