Chemical investigation of ceylonese plants. Part III. Extractives of the fruits of argyreia populifolia choisy (Convolvulaceae)

Leslie Gunatilaka, M. Uvais S Sultanbawa

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From the light petroleum extractives of the fruits of Argyreia populifolia Choisy, friedelin, friedelan-3β-ol, octacosan1-ol, β-sitosterol, a new ester [stearyl 4-hydroxycinnamate (I)], and an unidentified ester have been isolated. Stearyl 4-methoxycinnamate (II) has been synthesised and shown to be identical with the methyl ether of the natural ester (I).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1155-1157
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1
Publication statusPublished - 1973
Externally publishedYes


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