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Study on Chemical Constituents of Salacia chinensis L. Collected in Vietnam

  • Tran Thi Minha , Nguyen Thi Hoang Anh , Vu Dao Thanga and Tran Van Sung EMAIL logo

A new triterpene, 28-hydroxy-3-oxo-30-lupanoic acid (1), and a triterpene found for the first time as a natural product, 3-oxo-lupane-30-al (2), besides three known triterpenes, 29-nor-21α-H-hopane- 3,22-dione (3), 21α-H-hop-22(29)-ene-3β , 30-diol (4), and betulin (5) have been isolated from the n-hexane extract of Salacia chinensis stems. Their structures were elucidated on the basis of spectral studies.

Received: 2008-5-1
Published Online: 2014-6-2
Published in Print: 2008-12-1

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