ANTIFUNGAL PRINCIPLE FROM THE STEM BARK OF BERLINA GRANDIFLORA

  • Nkechi M. Enwerem National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, PMB 21, Abuja FCT, Nigeria
  • Joseph I. Okogun National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, PMB 21, Abuja FCT, Nigeria
  • Charles O. Wambebe National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, PMB 21, Abuja FCT, Nigeria
  • Domingo A. Okorie Department of Chemistry, University of Ibadan, N

Abstract

Lup-20(29)-en-3b-ol [lupeol] was isolated from the hexane fraction of the stem bark of Berlina grandiflora. The compound showed significant antifungal activity against Cladosporium cucumerinium.

Key Words: Berlina grandiflora, antifungal activity, lupeol and Cladosporium cucumerinium

[Nig. J. Nat. Prod. and Med. Vol.6 2002: 48-49]
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