ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

Jiang Yanxia1, Liu Zhe2 and Lei Juntao2
1Department of Biochemistry, Jilin Medical College, Jinlin – 132 013, China.
2Department of Pharmacy, Jilin Medical College, Jinlin – 132 013, China.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2013;7(Spl. Edn.: April):329-333
© The Author(s). 2013
Received: 03/03/2013 | Accepted: 14/04/2013 | Published: 30/04/2013
Abstract

To investigate the chemical constituents of the roots of Mirabilis jalapa. Componds were extracted by petroleum ether and then purified by silica gel column chromatography. Their structures were characterized by NMR. Three chemical compounds  were respectively  b-sitosterol (I), isopropyl(4-(hydroxymethyl)phenyl) carbamate(II), (E)-methyl  2-(3-methoxypropyl)hexadec-14-enoate (III). Conclusion isopropyl (4-(hydroxymethyl) phenyl) carbamate(II)  was  first reported in this plant.

Keywords

Mirabilis jalapa, chemical constituents, chrysophanol, stigmasterol

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