New cucurbitane triterpenoids from momordica charantia

Majekodunmi O. Fatope*, Yoshio Takeda, Hiroyasu Yamashita, Hikaru Okabe, Tatsuo Yamauchi

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Three new cucurbitane triterpenoids, 1, 3, and 6, have been isolated from the leaves of Momordica charantia along with two other known compounds, momordicines I [8] and II [9]. The structures of the new metabolites were determined by interpretation of spectral data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1491-1497
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Organic Chemistry


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