Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 53, Issue 3, pp 426–428 | Cite as

One New Phthalate Derivative from Nepeta kurramensis

  • Najeeb Ur RehmanEmail author
  • Nisar Ahmad
  • Javid Hussain
  • Liaqat Ali
  • Hidayat HussainEmail author
  • Nusrat Bakht
  • Ahmed Al-Harrasi
  • Zabta Khan Shinwari

One new phthalate, named kurraminate (1), has been isolated from Nepeta kurramensis Rech. f., along with five known compounds, bis(2-ethylicosyl)phthalate (2), ursolic acid (3), β-sitosterol (4), β-amyrin (5), and 1-nonacosanol (6). The structure of the compounds was identified on the basis of their 1D and 2D NMR and mass spectrometry.


Labiatae Nepeta kurramensis phthalate triterpenes long-chain alcohol 



The authors wish to thank the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Government of Pakistan, for providing financial support for the current study under the National Research Program for Universities (NRPU).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Najeeb Ur Rehman
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Nisar Ahmad
    • 2
    • 3
  • Javid Hussain
    • 3
    • 4
  • Liaqat Ali
    • 1
  • Hidayat Hussain
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nusrat Bakht
    • 5
  • Ahmed Al-Harrasi
    • 1
  • Zabta Khan Shinwari
    • 6
  1. 1.UoN Chair of Oman′s Medicinal Plants and Marine Natural ProductsUniversity of NizwaNizwaSultanate of Oman
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryKohat University of Science and TechnologyKohatPakistan
  3. 3.Department of BotanyKohat University of Science and TechnologyKohatPakistan
  4. 4.Department of Biological Sciences and Chemistry, College of Arts and SciencesUniversity of NizwaNizwaSultanate of Oman
  5. 5.Department of ZoologyHazara UniversityMansehraPakistan
  6. 6.Department of BiotechnologyQuaid-i-Azam UniversityIslamabadPakistan

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