Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 284–286 | Cite as

Ribose in the triterpene glycosides of Clematis vitalba. I

  • V. Ya. Chirva
  • P. K. Kintya
  • V. N. Mel'nikov


1. It has been shown that the roots ofClematis vitalba contain free hederagenin and oleanolic acid and also eight glycosides of these aglycones.

2. It has been established that vitalbosides F, G, and H contain in their carbohydrate moiety an unusual monosaccharide for saponins — ribose.


Glycoside Saponin Ribose Oleanolic Acid Triterpene Glycoside 


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  • V. Ya. Chirva
  • P. K. Kintya
  • V. N. Mel'nikov

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