Three dammarane-type saponins from Gynostemma pentaphyllum

Xin Liu, Wencai Ye, Ziyao Mo, Biao Yu, Houming Wu, Shouxun Zhao, Chuntao Che, Wendy W L HSIAO*

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Three new dammarane-type saponins, compounds 1-3, were isolated from the aerial parts of Gynostemma pentaphyllum. Their structures were determined using NMR analysis and acid hydrolysis. The structure and stereochemistry of compound 1 were confirmed by X-ray crystallography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)880-884
Number of pages5
JournalPlanta Medica
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2005

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Organic Chemistry


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