Mussaendosides M and N, new saponins from mussaenda pubescens

Jun Ping Xu, Ren Sheng Xu, Z. I. Luo, Jie Ying Dong, He Ming Hu

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Two new cycloartane-type triterpenoidal saponins, named mussaendosides [1] and N [2], were isolated from whole plants of Mussaenda pubescens (Rubiaceae). Their structures were determined by 2D nmr techniques, such as TOCSY, HMQC, HMBC, and ROESY, and chemical evidence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1124-1128
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1 1992
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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