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Squalene and amentoflavone from Antidesma laciniatum

Alembert T. Tchinda, Ayele Teshome, Ermias Dagne, Norbert Arnold, Ludger A. Wessjohann

Abstract


Squalene, (2E, 7x,11x)-phyt-2-en-1-ol and amentoflavone have been isolated from the extract of the leaves of Antidesma laciniatum. Their structures were elucidated using spectroscopic methods. This is the first report of these compounds from Antidesma species. 

 

KEY WORDS: Antidesma laciniatum, Euphorbiaceae, Squalene, Amentoflavone, (2E, 7x,11x)-Phyt-2-en-1-ol

 

 

Bull. Chem. Soc. Ethiop. 2006, 20(2), 325-328.




http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bcse.v20i2.61417
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