Pharmaceutisch Weekblad

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 87–88 | Cite as

Studies on Indonesian medicinal plants

VIII. Screening of some Indonesian Menispermaceae for alkaloids; the isolation of magnoflorine from Pycnarrhena novoguinensis and Cyclea barbata
  • R. Verpoorte
  • T. A. van Beek
  • H. Siwon
  • A. Baerheim Svendsen
Short Communications


Five species of Menispermaceae collected in Indonesia have been screened for their alkaloid content. Magnoflorine has been isolated fromPycnarrhena novoguinensis andCyclea barbata.


Public Health Internal Medicine Alkaloid Medicinal Plant Alkaloid Content 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Verpoorte
    • 1
  • T. A. van Beek
    • 1
  • H. Siwon
    • 1
  • A. Baerheim Svendsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of PharmacognosyUniversity of Leiden, Gorlaeus LaboratoriesRA LeidenThe Netherlands

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