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Phytochemical studies of Amoora cucullata

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Mohammad Rahman, Rasheduzzaman Chowdhury, Bilkis Begum, Khondaker Rahman, Mohammad Rashid

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-21
Number of pages4
JournalDhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Volume4
Issue number1
PublishedMay 2005

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Abstract

Five compounds were isolated from a hexane extract of the stem bark of Amoora cucullata. The structures of the isolated compounds were established as fridelin (1), stigmasterol, β-sitosterol, betulinic acid (2) and caffeic acid (3) by extensive spectroscopic studies, including high field NMR and MS analyses. This is the first report of occurrence of these compounds from A. cucullata.

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