Abstract: The present invention provites a compound having the following structure: wherein, in the formula: X is selected from the group consisting of hydroxy, substituted hydroxy, halogen, thiol, and substituted thiol; one of Y1 and Y2 is hydrogen or alkyl, and the other is Z-W, wherein Z is a single bond, or a divalent group having alkane or substituted alkane having two hydrogen atoms removed, and W is hydroxy, substituted hydroxy, aldehyde, carboxyl, or substituted carboxyl; and R1-R24 are independently selected from the group of hydrogen, alkyl, and substituted alkyl.
March 12, 2003
Date of Patent:
February 10, 2009
The National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Riken
Shigemi Seo, Yuko Ohashi, Hideharu Seto, Shigeo Yoshida