MALE ANTIFERTILITY COMPOUNDS FROM TRIPTERYGIUM-WILFORDII HOOK,F.
UNSPECIFIED (1993) MALE ANTIFERTILITY COMPOUNDS FROM TRIPTERYGIUM-WILFORDII HOOK,F. CONTRACEPTION, 47 (4). pp. 387-400. ISSN 0010-7824Full text not available from this repository.
Extracts of the Chinese medicinal plant, Tripterygium wilfordii, cause reversible infertility in male animals. Sub-fractionation studies have now revealed that the plant extracts contain a number of compounds which are potent antifertility agents in male mammals, including the diterpenes triptolide and tripdiolide and an isomer of the latter. A triptolide, 12,13- chlorohydrin, which is a transformation product formed reversibly by interaction of triptolide with HCl, was also found to be active.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||CONTRACEPTION|
|Number of Pages:||14|
|Page Range:||pp. 387-400|
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