Phytochemical study of Centaurea cyanus

  • V. I. Litvinenko
  • V. N. Bubenchikova


Flavonoid aglycons (quercetin, kaempferol, isorhamnetin, apigenin, luteolin, hispidulin) and their glycosides, and caffeic, chlorogenic, neochlorogenic, and isochlorogenic acids have been isolated from the epigeal part of theCentaurea cyanus L. and have been identified, and ten amino acids have also been identified.


Flavonoid Quercetin Kaempferol Luteolin Apigenin 

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  • V. I. Litvinenko
  • V. N. Bubenchikova

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