Constituents of Leaves of Uncaria Hirsuta Haviland

Tian‐Shung ‐S Wu, Yu‐Yi ‐Y Chan

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Nine compounds, ursolic acid (1), β‐sitosteryl glucoside (2), umbelliferone (3), uncarine‐A (4), chlorogenic acid (5), rutin (6), neohesperidin (7), quercitrin (8)and afzelin (9) were isolated and characterized from fresh leaves of Uncaria hirsuta. Their structures were elucidated by spectral methods. Among them, uroslic acid (I) exhibited a cytotoxic principle of this plant.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209-212
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Chinese Chemical Society
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Apr

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