β-AMYRIN FROM RINOREA DENTATA

  • E Oforah Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Uyo, P.M.B. 1017, Uyo, Nigeria.
  • M Imaobong 1Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Uyo, P.M.B. 1017, Uyo, Nigeria.
  • Wale Oladimeji Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Uyo, P.M.B. 1017, Uyo, Nigeria.
Keywords: Rinorea dentata, Violaceae, roots, &beta, -amyrin

Abstract

The roots of Rinorea dentata gave a pentacyclic triterpenol, β-amyrin. The structure was elucidated using spectroscopic methods.

Key Words: Rinorea dentata, Violaceae, roots, β-amyrin.

Nig. J. Nat Prod. And Med. Vol.3 1999: 86
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