Triterpenes from Vitex limonifolia.

Nguyen Thi Kim Thoa, Ninh Khac Ban, Do Thi Trang, Tran My Linh, Vu Huong Giang, Nguyen Xuan Nhiem, Phan Van Kiem


Using combined chromatographic methods, four triterpenoids, 2α,3α-dihydroxyurs-12-en-28-oic acid (1), euscaphic acid (2), 2α,3α-dihydroxy-19-oxo-18,19-seco-urs-11,13(18)-dien-28-oic acid (3), and maslinic acid (4) were isolated from the methanol extract of the leaves of Vitex limonifolia. Their structures were elucidated by 1D-, 2D-NMR spectra as well as by comparison with those reported in the literature. Compound 3 was reported from Vitex genus for the first time.

Keywords. Vitex limonifolia, triterpenoid, ursane, oleanane.


Vitex limonifolia, triterpenoid, ursane, oleanane

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