Journal of Natural Medicines

, Volume 65, Issue 1, pp 18–23

Three new triterpenyl esters, codonopilates A–C, isolated from Codonopsis pilosula

Original Paper


Three triterpenyl esters, codonopilates A–C (13), were isolated from Codonopsis pilosula, along with fourteen known compounds. Their structures were elucidated on the basis of chemical and spectroscopic investigations.


Tojin Codonopsis pilosula 24-Methylenecycloartanol Triterpenyl esters 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS)TokyoJapan

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