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dc.contributor.author Ngamba, D.
dc.contributor.author Awouafack, M.
dc.contributor.author Tane, P.
dc.contributor.author Bezabih, M.
dc.contributor.author Abegaz, B.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-22T07:15:31Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-22T07:15:31Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.citation Ngamga D. et al (2007) Two new anthraquinones from Gladiolus psittascinus, Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, Vol. 35, pp. 709-713 en
dc.identifier.issn 0305-1978
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/248
dc.description.abstract Gladiolus psittascinus HOOK, an herbaceous plant, is propagated by its bulb. This onion-looking plant occurs in rocky places in western province of Cameroon. The bulbs are used to treat asthma, gonorrhoea, diabetes and intestinal parasites (Adjanohoun et al., 1990). The bulbs of G. psittascinus were collected in Dschang (West Province of Cameroon) in July 2005 and identified by Mr Francois Nana, a botanist at the National Herbarium, Yaounde where a voucher specimen (55925 HCN) is deposited. We report here the isolation and structural elucidation from the chloroform extract of two new anthraquinones namely: 1,6,7-trihydroxy-3-methoxy-8-methyl-anthraquinone (1) and 1-hydroxy-3,6,7-trimethoxy-8-methyl-anthraquinone (2) along with four known compounds. The structures of the compounds were elucidated by spectroscopic analysis, mainly, 1D and 2D NMR and by comparing their physical (mp) and spectroscopic (Table 1) data with those reported in the literature. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Elsevier Ltd. www.elsevier.com/locate/biochemsyseco en
dc.subject Gladiolus psittascinus en
dc.subject Iridaceae en
dc.subject Anthraquinones en
dc.title Two new anthraquinones from Gladiolus psittascinus en
dc.type Article en


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