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Epipodophyllotoxins are substances naturally occurring in the root of American Mayapple plant (Podophyllum peltatum). Some epipodophyllotoxin derivatives are currently used in the treatment of cancer. These include etoposide and teniposide.
Rosefuran (3-methyl-2-prenylfuran) is a liquid boiling at 103-104 °C (at 50 mm Hg), with a density of 0.9089 g/cm3 (at 30 °C), less than that of water. It is an aroma chemical which is a minor constituent of the aroma of the rose (Rosa damascene). Rosefuran is a 2,3-disubstituted furan (3-methyl-2-(3-methyl-2-buten-1-yl)furan).
Perillene is a natural monoterpene that consists of a furan ring with a six-carbon homoprenyl side chain. Perillene is a component of the essential oil obtained by extraction of the leaves of Perilla frutescens. Perillene has also been obtained by steam distillation of the leaves of Perilla frutescens.
2,5-Dimethylfuran is a heterocyclic compound with the formula (CH3)2C4H2O. Although often abbreviated DMF, it should not be confused with dimethylformamide. A derivative of furan, this simple compound is a potential biofuel, being derivable from cellulose.
4-Aminoquinoline is a form of aminoquinoline with the amino group at the 4-position of the quinoline. A variety of derivatives of 4-aminoquinoline are antimalarial agents useful in treating erythrocytic plasmodial infections. Examples include amodiaquine, chloroquine, and hydroxychloroquine.