Planta Med 1976; 29(2): 148-150
DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1097643
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CHEMICAL EXAMINATION OF THE SEEDS OF BOMBAX MALABARICUM

D. N. Dhar, R. C. Munjal
  • Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, U.P., India
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Publication Date:
13 January 2009 (online)

Abstract

The seeds of Bombax malabaricum contain n-bexacosanol, palmitic acid, octyl palmitate, gallic acid, tannic acid, 1–galloyl-β-glucose, ethyl gallate, tocopherols, carotenoid(s) and an unidentified terpene.

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