ABSTRACT: A new benzopyran derivative, malloapeltic acid (1), along with seven known compounds, was isolated from the roots of Mallotus apelta. The structure of the new compound 1 was elucidated by spectroscopic data analysis. The known compounds 2–8 were identified by comparison of their spectroscopic data with reported values in the literature. Compound 1 showed strong anti-HIV activity in vitro.
Chemistry of Natural Compounds 04/2012; 46(1):7-9. · 1.03 Impact Factor