New triterpenoid saponins from mussaenda pubescens

Weimin Zhao, Xu Junping, Guowei Qin, Xu Rensheng, Wu Houming, Guanhong Weng

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Three new triterpenoidal saponins, mussaendosides O [1], P [2], and Q [3] were isolated from whole plants of Mussaenda pubescens. These structures were elucidated on the basis of chemical and spectral methods, such as their 1H-1H COSY, HMQC, HMBC, TOCSY, and NOESY nmr spectra.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1613-1618
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 1994


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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Zhao, W., Junping, X., Qin, G., Rensheng, X., Houming, W., & Weng, G. (1994). New triterpenoid saponins from mussaenda pubescens. Journal of Natural Products, 57(12), 1613-1618.