A xanthone from pericarps of Garcinia mangostana

Author(s): Asai F, Tosa H, Tanaka T, Iinuma M


A new xanthone with a geranyl group, mangostinone, was isolated from pericarps of Garcinia mangostana, in addition to seven known xanthones, α-, β- and γ-mangostins, gartanin, garcinone E, 1,5-dihydroxy-2-(3-methylbut-2-enyl)-3-methoxy- and 1,7-dihydroxy-2-(3-methylbut-2-enyl)-3-methoxyxanthone. The structures were determined by means of spectroscopic analysis.

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