Ginkgolides and bilobalide: structure, pharmacology, synthesis

A. F. Sviridov

N. D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow

Abstract: The review summarizes data on the structure, pharmacology properties and synthetic investigations of ginkgolides and bilobalide occurring in the ginkgo tree (Ginkgo biloba L.). Ginkgolide B is a powerful antagonist of platelet activating factor.

Russian Journal of Bioorganic Chemistry 1991, 17 (10):1301-1312

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