A new cucurbitane triterpenoid from Momordica charantia

Qing Yan Li, Hong Liang, Hubiao Chen, Bin Wang, Yu Ying Zhao*

*Corresponding author for this work

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One new cucurbitane-type triterpenoid saponin, 5β,19-epoxycucurbita-6,23-diene-3β,19,25-triol-3-O-β-d-allopyranoside (1), named momordicoside P was isolated from the fresh fruits of Momordica charantia. The structure of the saponin was elucidated by spectral methods, including 2D-NMR spectra.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)843-845
Number of pages3
JournalChinese Chemical Letters
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2007

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Chemistry(all)

User-Defined Keywords

  • Cucurbitane triterpenoid
  • Momordica charantia
  • Momordicoside P
  • Saponin


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