Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 55, Issue 6, pp 1053–1055 | Cite as

A New Cerebroside from the Roots of Gynura procumbens

  • Ju-Wu Hu
  • Jing Wu
  • Xiong-Hui Li
  • Bin-Hua Huang
  • En Yuan
  • Lei WuEmail author
  • Guang-Qiang MaEmail author

A new cerebroside (1), along with three known steroidal compounds, β-sitosterol (2), daucosterol (3), and stigmasterol (4), were isolated from the roots of Gynura procumbens (Lour.) Merr. The structure of 1 was determined to be 1-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl-(2R,6E,9R,12E)2-[(2′R)-2′-hydroxypentacosaneoyl-amino]-6,12-heptadecene-1,9-diol on the basis of chemical and spectroscopic evidence.


Gynura procumbens Compositae cerebroside chemical constituents 



This work was kindly supported by the Foundation of Key Project of Research and Development Program of Jiangxi Province (Nos. 20171BBH80017 and 20171ACF60009), the Science and Technology Major Project Foundation of Jiangxi Academy of Sciences (2018-YZD1-05 and 2018-YZD2-18), and the Science Foundation for Young Doctors of Jiangxi Academy of Sciences (2016-YYB-07).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Applied ChemistryJiangxi Academy of SciencesNanchangP. R. China
  2. 2.Jiangxi Hua Ziren Agricultural Development Co. Ltd.GanzhouP. R. China
  3. 3.Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese MedicineNanchangP. R. China

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