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Prepared by Richard W. Spjut
January 2006

Schoepfia californica

Baja California Sur: Pacific Coast
March 1979
Occurring with Maytenus phyllanthoides
Note: Schoepfia californica is known to have KB activity, which has been reported in connection with Topoisomerase I inhibitors. An 18-carbon, unbranched acetylenic fatty acid, 9-Octadecynoic acid, was discovered, and other inhibitors are being investigated.