Archives of Pharmacal Research

, Volume 17, Issue 6, pp 462–466 | Cite as

Alatemin, cassiaside and rubrofusarin gentiobioside, radical scavenging principles from the seeds ofCassia tora on 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl(DPPH) radical

  • Jae Sue Choi
  • Hee Jung Lee
  • Sam Sik Kang
Research Articles


Radical scavenging principles of 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl(DPPH) radical were isolated from the seedsCassia tora L. Assignments of the1H- and13C-NMR data showed the active components to be an anthraquinone, alaternin and two naphthopyrone glycosides, nor-rubrofusarin-6-β-D-glucoside (cassiaside) and rubrofusarin-6-D-gentiobioside. Alaternin showed more potent radical scavenging, effect than the others.

Key words

Anthraquinone 1,1-Diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl Radical scavenger Naphthopyrone glycosides Cassia tora 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jae Sue Choi
    • 1
  • Hee Jung Lee
    • 1
  • Sam Sik Kang
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Nutrition and Food ScienceNational Fisheries University of PusanPusanKorea
  2. 2.Natural Products Research InstituteSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea

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