Fatty acids isolated from Milletia versicolor Baker (Fabaceae)

  • PR Ongoka
  • JT Banzounzi
  • C Poupat
  • A Ekouya
  • JM Ouamba
  • M Moudachirou
Keywords: Milletia vesicolor, organic acid, GC/MS


Milletia versicolor Baker is a plant used in the Congolese traditional medicine for the treatment of intestine parasitosis. A chemical study carried out from its methanolic extract has concluded with the isolation using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) of four organic acids; tetradecanoic acid, pentadecanoic acid, n-hexadecanoic acid and octadecanoic acid

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