HYDROXYTREMETONE FROM TAGETES PATULA

  • AJ Ekpo Department of Pharmacognosy and Traditional Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
  • TW Cole Jr Department of Chemistry, Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia, 30314, U.S.A.
  • MB Polk Department of Pharmacognosy and Traditional Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
Keywords: Targetes patula, compositae, flowers, hydroxytremetone

Abstract

The flowers of Targetes patula gave known hydroxytremetone. The structure was elucidated using spectroscopic methods. It was also detected in the leaves and the stem of the plant.

Key Words: Targetes patula, compositae, flowers, hydroxytremetone.

Nig. J. Nat. Prod. And Med. Vol.2 1998: 59-60
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