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Triterpenoids and flavonoids from Cecropia schreberiana Miq. (Urticaceae).
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PMID:  23459662     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Phytochemical investigation of the leaves of Cecropia schreberiana Miq. (Urticaceae) led to the isolation of four triterpenoids (1-4), three flavone C-glycosides (5-7), two flavan-3-ols (8, 9), two flavanolignans (10, 11), and two proanthocyanidins (12, 13). All compounds were isolated from C. schreberiana for the first time. This is the first report demonstrating the presence of arjunolic acid (4), cinchonain Ia (10), and cinchonain Ib (11) in the Urticaceae family. The occurrence of flavanolignans within the family Urticaceae supports the likelihood that such compounds are more common within the class Magnoliopsida than previously thought.
Authors:
Jun Li; Christina M Coleman; Hankui Wu; Charles L Burandt; Daneel Ferreira; Jordan K Zjawiony
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biochemical systematics and ecology     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0305-1978     ISO Abbreviation:  Biochem. Syst. Ecol.     Publication Date:  2013 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-3-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0430442     Medline TA:  Biochem Syst Ecol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  96-99     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pharmacognosy and Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848, USA ; Modern Research Center for Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, P. R. China.
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