Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 703–705 | Cite as

A new steroid saponin from the leaves ofYucca aloifolia

  • M. M. Benidze
  • O. D. Dzhikiya
  • M. M. Vugal'ter
  • T. A. Pkheidze
  • É. P. Kemertelidze
Article

Abstract

A new steroid saponin has been isolated from the air-dry leaves ofYucca aloifolia L., and it has been shown to be (25R)-5β-spirostan-3β-ol O-D-glucopyranosyl-(1 → 2)-D-galactopyranoside. The substance melts at 302–303°C [α]D20 −27.2, (c 1.0; CHCl3).

Keywords

Glycoside Saponin Polyol Oleanolic Acid Steroid Saponin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. M. Benidze
  • O. D. Dzhikiya
  • M. M. Vugal'ter
  • T. A. Pkheidze
  • É. P. Kemertelidze

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