Planta Med 1983; 49(11): 181-182
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-969843
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Isolation and Structure of a Rarely Occurring Cyanidanol Glycoside from Cortex Betulae

L. Langhammer1 , G. Schulze1 , R. Gujer2 , D. Magnolato2 , M. Horisberger2
  • 1Institut für Pharmakognosie und Phytochemie der Freien Universität Berlin
  • 2Research Department, Nestlé Products Technical Assistance Co. Ltd.
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Publication Date:
26 March 2007 (online)


Cortex Betulae contains (+)-catechin-7-β-D-xylopyranoside. Except for its occurrence in elm bark, this biologically active substance is so far unknown as a natural product.