Psoralen And Bergapten From The Leaves Of Ficus iteophylla

  • AA Ahmadu Department of Pharm. and Medicinal Chemistry, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
  • AK Haruna Department of Pharm. and Medicinal Chemistry, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
  • M Garba Department of Pharm. and Medicinal Chemistry, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
  • H Usman Department of Chemistry, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri-Nigeria
  • BU Ebeshi Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Quality control, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Idu, Abuja, Nigeria
Keywords: <i>Ficus iteophylla</i>, Moraceae, Psoralen and Bergapten

Abstract

The leaves of Ficus iteophylla gave 2 furanocoumarins; Psoralen and Bergapten. Their structure was elucidated using spectroscopic technique.
Key words: Ficus iteophylla, Moraceae, Psoralen and Bergapten
Nig. J. Nat. Prod. and Med. Vol.8 2004: 66
Published
2005-06-23
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