A novel resveratrol octamer, vateriaphenol A, was isolated from stem bark o
f Vateria indica (Dipterocarpaceae). The structure and the relative configu
ration were confirmed on the basis of 1D and 2D NMR spectral data. Vateriap
henol A showed cytotoxicity against KB cells. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science Ltd
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