Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 470-473

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Structure of amorphol — A rotenoid bioside from plants of the genus Amorpha

  • A. U. Kasymov
  • , E. S. Kondratenko
  • , N. K. Abubakirov

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A new glycoside with a rotenoid aglycone — amorphol — has been isolated from the fruit ofAmorpha fruticosa L. It has been established that amorphol is a bioside of amorphigenin and has the structure of the 24-O-[O-α-L-arabopyranosyl-(1→6)-β-D-glucopyranoside] of 22,24-dihydroxy-22,23-dihydrorotenone.