Production of rosmarinic acid and a new rosmarinic acid 3′-O-β-D-glucoside in suspension cultures of the hornwort Anthoceros agrestis Paton
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- Vogelsang, K., Schneider, B. & Petersen, M. Planta (2006) 223: 369. doi:10.1007/s00425-005-0089-8
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Cell suspension cultures of the hornwort Anthoceros agrestis Paton (Anthocerotaceae) were cultivated and characterized in CB-media containing 2 and 4% sucrose. The suspension cells accumulated rosmarinic acid up to 5.1% of the cell dry weight as well as caffeoyl-4′-hydroxyphenyllactate. Moreover, a more hydrophilic compound was detected which was isolated and identified as rosmarinic acid 3′-O-β-D-glucoside, a new rosmarinic acid derivative. This new rosmarinic acid derivative was found up to 1.0% of the cell dry weight in suspension cells of A. agrestis.