Research Article | Volume: 4, Issue: 10, October, 2014

Triterpenes and Sterol from Artocarpus ovatus

Consolacion Y. Ragasa Jocelyn L. Caro Chien-Chang Shen   

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Published:  Oct 30, 2014

DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2014.401002

Chemical investigation of the dichloromethane extract of the twigs of Artocarpus ovatus afforded lupeol (1a), α-amyrin (1b), β-amyrin (1c), lupeol fatty acid ester (2a), α-amyrin fatty acid ester (2b), β-myrin fatty acid ester (2c), betulin (3a), 3β, 28-Dihydroxyolean-12-ene (3b), oleanolic acid (4), β-sitosterol (5), and chlorophyll a (6). The structures of 1-6 were identified by comparison of their 1H and/or 13C NMR data with those reported in the literature.

Keyword:     Artocarpus ovatus Moraceae triterpenes sterol.


Consolacion Y. Ragasa, Jocelyn L. Caro, Chien-Chang Shen. Triterpenes and Sterol from Artocarpus ovatus. J App Pharm Sci, 2014; 4 (10): 007-011.

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