Journal of Natural Medicines

, Volume 65, Issue 1, pp 18–23

Three new triterpenyl esters, codonopilates A–C, isolated from Codonopsis pilosula

Original Paper

DOI: 10.1007/s11418-010-0447-0

Cite this article as:
Wakana, D., Kawahara, N. & Goda, Y. J Nat Med (2011) 65: 18. doi:10.1007/s11418-010-0447-0


Three triterpenyl esters, codonopilates A–C (13), were isolated from Codonopsis pilosula, along with fourteen known compounds. Their structures were elucidated on the basis of chemical and spectroscopic investigations.


TojinCodonopsis pilosula24-MethylenecycloartanolTriterpenyl esters

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS)TokyoJapan