New triterpenoids from Corchorus trilocularis

Amir Ahmed, Muhammad Asim, Muhammad Zahid, Akbar Ali, Viqar Uddin Ahmad

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Two new tetracyclic triterpenoid trilocularol A and trilocularol A 3-glucoside and one pentacyclic triterpenoid tirlocularoside A were isolated from Corchorus trilocularis L., their structure were elucidated as 3β,6α,16α,20(S),27-pentahydroxydammar-24(Z)-ene (1), 3β-D-glucopyranosyloxy-6α,16α,20(S),27-tetrahydroxydammar-24(Z) -ene (2) and 2α,3β,19α,30-tetrahydroxyurs-12-en-24,28-dioic acid 28-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl ester (3). respectively, on the basis of detailed spectroscopic studies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)851-853
Number of pages3
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Corchorus trilocularis
  • Tiliaceae
  • Triterpenoid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Drug Discovery


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