Constituents of Nymphaea lotus linn.

  • A A Sowemimo
  • O R Omobuwajo
  • S A Adesanya
Keywords: <i>Nymphaea lotus</i>, Nymphaeaceae, amino acids

Abstract



Nine are known amino acids (alanine, tyrosine, phenyl alanine, valine, threonine, arginine, leucine, D and L-isoleucine and aspartic acid), 2 alkanoic acids in form of butanoic acids and its ã- hydroxyl isomer, a dipeptide (serine-arginine) as well as a rare compound named 2-amino-7-methyl octanoic acid were isolated from Nymphaea lotus.

Keywords: Nymphaea lotus, Nymphaeaceae, amino acids

Nigerian Journal of Natural Products and Medicine Vol. 11 2007 pp. 83-84
Published
2008-05-08
Section
Articles

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