, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 470-473

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

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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.

Institute of the Chemistry of Plant Substances, Academy of Sciences of the Uzbek SSR. Translated from Khimiya Prirodnykh Soedinenii, No. 4, pp. 464–468, July–August, 1974.