Isolation of (+)-pinitol and other constituents from the root bark of Tamarindus indica Linn.

Renuka Jain, Shweta Jain, Archana Sharma, Hideyuki Ito, Tsutomu Hatano

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Abstract

Phytochemical investigation of the root bark of Tamarindus indica afforded n-hexacosane, eicosanoic acid, β-sitosterol, octacosanyl ferulate, 21-oxobehenic acid, (+)-pinitol, apigenin and vitexin. The presence of the bioactive compound (+)-pinitol in this plant is being reported for the first time.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)355-356
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Natural Medicines
Volume61
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2007

Keywords

  • (+)-Pinitol
  • Caesalpiniaceae
  • Root bark
  • Tamarindus indica

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Organic Chemistry

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