Two new cyclopeptides, named discarene C (1) and discarene D (2), have been
isolated from the bark of Discaria americana, along with seven known cyclo
peptide alkaloids. The structures of the new compounds were determined by s
pectroscopic methods, mainly NMR. The stereochemistry of the ring amino aci
d residues have been assigned by gas chromatography employing modified cycl
odextrins as chiral stationary phases.