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 AJAC  Vol.1 No.1 , May 2010
Steroids from the Whole Plants of Leucaena Leucocephala
Abstract: Four steroids, 5α,8α-epidioxy-(24ξ)-ergosta-6,22-dien-3β-ol (1), β-sitosterol (2), β-sitostenone (3), and stigmastenone (4), along with 10 known compounds were isolated from the whole plants of Leucaena leucocephala (Leguminosae). 1, Lupeol (5), 1,3-dipalmitoyl-2-oleoylglycerol (6), methylparabene (8) and isovanillic acid (9) were found for the first time from the species. The structure of these compounds were characterized and identified by spectra analyses.
Cite this paper: nullC. Chen and Y. Wang, "Steroids from the Whole Plants of Leucaena Leucocephala," American Journal of Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2010, pp. 31-33. doi: 10.4236/ajac.2010.11004.
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