A new trimethoxychalcone from C
Meneni Srinivasa Rao
, Raman Narukulla
Department of Biomedical sciences, University of Rhode island, Kingston, 02881, USA
Department of Chemistry, Argenta Discovery Ltd, Harlow CM19 5TR, U.K.
Received 25 January 2005; accepted 19 March 2007Dedicated to Prof. Helmut Duddeck on the occasion of his 60th birthdayAvailable online 11 April 2007
A new trimethoxychalcone (
) was isolated from the aerial parts of
. The structure was elucidated on the basis of
C NMR and MS methods.© 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Crotalaria ramosissima; Trimethoxychalcone; Spectroscopic methods
(Fabaceae), collected from Regional Engineering College campus, (Warangal, Andhar-apradesh, India) in October 2002, was identified by Dr. V.S. Raju and Dr.A.Ragan, Department of Botany, KakatiyaUniversity, Warangal, India. A voucher specimen (No. CR-27) has been deposited in the Herbarium of Department of Botany, Kakatiya University, Warangal, India.
2. Uses in traditional medicine
spp. contains a wide range of medicinal plants used in indigenous Indian medicine.
3. Previously isolated classes of constituents
Prenylated chalconeand flavanone, chalcone, dihydrochalcones.
4. New-isolated constituent
(Fig. 1) (yield: 0.12% from dried aerial parts).
Fitoterapia 78 (2007) 446
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