New cucurbitane triterpenoids from Momordica charantia

Majekodunmi O. Fatope, Yoshio Takeda, Hiroyasu Yamashita, Hikaru Okabe, Tatsuo Yamauchi

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Three new cucurbitane tritetpenoids, 1, 3, and 6, have been isolated from the leaves of Momordica charantia along with two other known compounds, momordicines I [8] and II [9]. The structures of the new metabolites were determined by interpretation of spectral data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1491-1497
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science
  • Chemistry (miscellaneous)
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Pharmacology

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    Fatope, M. O., Takeda, Y., Yamashita, H., Okabe, H., & Yamauchi, T. (1990). New cucurbitane triterpenoids from Momordica charantia. Journal of Natural Products, 53(6), 1491-1497.