Steroidal saponins from the fruits of Cestrum ruizteranianum

Elier M. Galarraga, Anne Claire Mitaine-Offer, Juan Manuel Amaro-Luis, Tomofumi Miyamoto, Chiaki Tanaka, Laurent Pouységu, Stéphane Quideau, Luis B. Rojas, Marie Aleth Lacaille-Duboisa

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Seven spirostane and furostane-type glycosides were isolated from the aqueous methanolic extract of the fruits of Cestrum ruizteranianum and characterized mainly by 2D NMR spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. These known saponins belong to the Δ 5-spirostene and Δ 5- furostene series and are reported in this species for the first time.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1825-1826
Number of pages2
JournalNatural product communications
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology
  • Plant Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine


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