Molecules 2011, 16(6), 4371-4378; doi:10.3390/molecules16064371
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Platycoside O, a New Triterpenoid Saponin from the Roots of Platycodon grandiflorum

1,2,3,4,* email, 5, 6, 6, 6 and 3,4,* email
Received: 25 March 2011; in revised form: 13 May 2011 / Accepted: 18 May 2011 / Published: 26 May 2011
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Abstract: A new unusual minor triterpenoid saponin, platycoside O (1), was isolated from the 75% EtOH extract obtained from the roots of Platycodon grandiflorum, together with four known saponins: platycoside M-3 (2), platycoside J (3), platycoside F (4) and platycoside B (5). The structure of 1 was determined as 3-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl-(1→6)-β-D-glucopyranosyl-2β,3β,16α,23-tetrahydroxyolean-12-en-24-methoxyl, 24-oxo-28-oic acid 28-O-β-D-xylopyranosyl-(1→4)-α-L-rhamnopyranosyl-(1→2)-α-L-arabinopyranoside on the basis of spectral analysis and chemical evidence.
Keywords: platycoside O; Platycodon grandiflorum; triterpenoid saponin
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Fu, W.-W.; Fu, J.-N.; Zhang, W.-M.; Sun, L.-X.; Pei, Y.-H.; Liu, P. Platycoside O, a New Triterpenoid Saponin from the Roots of Platycodon grandiflorum . Molecules 2011, 16, 4371-4378.

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Fu W-W, Fu J-N, Zhang W-M, Sun L-X, Pei Y-H, Liu P. Platycoside O, a New Triterpenoid Saponin from the Roots of Platycodon grandiflorum . Molecules. 2011; 16(6):4371-4378.

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Fu, Wen-Wei; Fu, Jin-Nan; Zhang, Wen-Meng; Sun, Li-Xin; Pei, Yue-Hu; Liu, Ping. 2011. "Platycoside O, a New Triterpenoid Saponin from the Roots of Platycodon grandiflorum ." Molecules 16, no. 6: 4371-4378.

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