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A new prenylated dihydrochalcone from the leaves of Artocarpus lowii

Jamil, Shajarahtunnur and Sirat, Hasnah Mohd and Jantan, Jantan and Aimi, Norio and Kitajima, Mariko (2008) A new prenylated dihydrochalcone from the leaves of Artocarpus lowii. Journal of Natural Medicines, 62 (3). pp. 321-324. ISSN 1340-3443 (Print) 1861-0293 (Online)

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11418-008-0226-3

Abstract

A new prenylated dihydrochalcone, 2′,4′-dihydroxy-4-methoxy-3′-prenyldihydrochalcone (1), along with two known compounds, 2′,4′,4-trihydroxy-3′-prenylchalcone (2) and 2′,4-dihydroxy-3′,4′-(2,2-dimethylchromene)chalcone (3) were isolated from the leaves of Artocarpus lowii. The structures of 1-3 were elucidated by spectroscopic methods and by comparison with data reported in the literature. Compounds 1-3 showed strong free radical scavenging activity towards 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) measured by electron spin resonance (ESR) spectrometry.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Artocarpus lowii,moraceae, leaves, chalcone, antioxidant, DPPH, ESR
Subjects:R Medicine > RV Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine
Divisions:Science
ID Code:7431
Deposited By: Maznira Sylvia Azra Mansor
Deposited On:05 Jan 2009 01:00
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 15:52

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