Plant Cell Reports

, Volume 25, Issue 9, pp 993–996 | Cite as

Thymol derivatives from hairy roots of Arnica montana

Physiology and Biochemistry

Abstract

Five known thymol derivatives were isolated from roots of Arnica montana transformed with Agrobacterium rhizogenes LBA 9402. The compounds were characterized by spectral methods. The pattern of thymol derivatives in light-grown hairy roots was slightly different from that in dark-grown ones. This is the first report on the presence of thymol derivatives in hairy roots of the plant.

Keywords

Arnica montana Asteraceae Hairy root culture Thymol derivatives 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Weremczuk-Jeżyna
    • 1
  • W. Kisiel
    • 2
  • H. Wysokińska
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biology and Pharmaceutical BotanyMedical University of ŁódźŁódźPoland
  2. 2.Department of PhytochemistryInstitute of Pharmacology, Polish Academy of SciencesKrakówPoland

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