Planta Med 1983; 49(11): 165-169
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-969840
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New Oleanene-type Triterpenes from Abrus precatorius and X-ray Crystal Structure of Abrusgenic Acid-Methanol 1:1 Solvate

Teh-Chang Chiang, Hson-Mou Chang, Thomas C. W. Mak
  • Department of Chemistry and Chinese Medicinal Materials Research Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
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Publication Date:
26 March 2007 (online)


From Abrus precatorius Abl. triterpenoids abruslactone, methyl abrusgenate and abrusgenic acid were isolated and elucidated by spectroscopic and X-ray techniques.