A new cinnamoylphenethylamine derivative from a Mongolian Allium species, Allium carolinianum
A new cinnamoylphenethylamine derivative, compound 1, was isolated as the main HPLC peak after partitioning the methanol extract of bulbs of a Mongolian onion species, Allium carolinianum DC. The chemical structure of this substance was determined by spectroscopic analysis including MS, and 1D and 2D NMR. Compound 1 showed weak cytotoxic activity in the murine leukemia cell line P388.
KeywordsCinnamoylphenethylamine derivative Mongolian Allium carolinianum DC NMR Bulb component
The authors would like to thank Ms. Erdenetsetseg Bold of APU Co., Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for assistance and Dr. Odontuya Gendaram of Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for her kind support.
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