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Prepared by Richard W. Spjut
Baja California Sur: Pacific Coast
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.