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Constituents of the stems and fruits ofOpuntia ficus-indica var.saboten


From the stems and fruits ofOpuntia ficus-indica var.saboten, eight flavonoids, kaempferol (1), quercetin (2), kaempferol 3-methyl ether (3), quercetin 3-methyl ether (4), narcissin (5), (+)-dihydrokaempferol (aromadendrin,6), (+)-dihydroquercetin (taxifolin,7), eriodictyol (8), and two terpenoids, (6S,9S)-3-oxo-α-ionol-|β-D-glucopyranoside (9) and corchoionoside C (10) were isolated and identified by means of chemical and spectroscopic. Among these isolates, compounds3–5 and8–10 were reported for the first time from the stems and fruits of O.ficusindica var.saboten.

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Lee, E.H., Kim, H.J., Song, Y.S. et al. Constituents of the stems and fruits ofOpuntia ficus-indica var.saboten . Arch Pharm Res 26, 1018–1023 (2003).

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Key words

  • Opuntia ficus-indica var. saboten
  • Quercetin 3-methyl ether
  • Dihydroquercetin
  • (6S,9S)-3-Oxo-α-ionol-β-D-glucopyranoside
  • Corchoionoside C
  • Narcissin