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Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 303–305 | Cite as

Bitter substances of cucumbers

I. Partial structure of cucurbitacide E
  • P. K. Kintya
  • N. E. Isaeva
  • V. Ya. Chirva
  • G. V. Lazur'evskii
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Summary

Five tetracyclic triterpene glycosides — cucurbitacides — have been found in cucumber seeds.

The partial structure of cucurbitacide E has been established: it is a trioside of cucurbitacin B.

Keywords

Glycoside Monosaccharide Cellobiose Arabinose Cucurbitacin 

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© Consultants Bureau 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. K. Kintya
  • N. E. Isaeva
  • V. Ya. Chirva
  • G. V. Lazur'evskii

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