Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp 256-258

First online:

New long-chained feruloyl ester from the bark of Cedrelinga catenaeformis

  • H. R. El-SeediAffiliated withDivision of Pharmacognosy, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Biomedical Centre, Uppsala UniversityChemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Menoufia University

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Tetradecyl ferulate and a new n-alkyl ester of 3-hydroxy-4-methoxy-trans-cinnamate (hexacosanylisoferulate) have been isolated from Cedrelinga catenaeformis Duke (Leguminoseae). The structures were determined by 1D- and 2D-NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, chemical transformations and finally from unambiguous synthesis. This is the first report of long chained cinnamic acid ester derivative from the genus.

Key words

Cedrelinga catenaeformis Leguminoseae accelerating gradient chromatography NMR and MS spectrometry