A new sesquiterpenoid coumarin from Ferula assafoetida.Nat Prod Commun. 2009 Aug; 4(8):1023-4.NP
The gum resin of Ferula assafoetida Linn. afforded one new sesquiterpene, asimafoetida 1 and three known sesquiterpenoid coumarins. The structure has been established from extensive 2D NMR spectral studies as 7'-[7-(1R,3S)-5-Hydroxy-6,6-dimethyl-2-methylene-cyclohexyl]-9-methyl-9-pentenyl]oxy]-2H-1-benzopyran-2-one. The other three known compounds are ferulic acid, farnesiferol A and farnesiferol C.