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Molecules 2016, 21(4), 429; doi:10.3390/molecules21040429

Furostanol and Spirostanol Saponins from Tribulus terrestris

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Department of Pharmaceutical Care, PLA General Hospital, Beijing 100850, China
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Tianjin Zhongyi Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin 300193, China
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Department of Biology, Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing 100850, China
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Academic Editor: Derek J. McPhee
Received: 29 February 2016 / Revised: 17 March 2016 / Accepted: 21 March 2016 / Published: 30 March 2016
(This article belongs to the Section Natural Products)
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Abstract

Twelve new steroidal saponins, including eleven furostanol saponins, terrestrinin J–T (111), and one spirostanol saponin, terrestrinin U (12), together with seven known steroidal saponins 1319 were isolated from T. terrestris. The structures of the new compounds were established on the basis of spectroscopic data, including 1D and 2D NMR and HRESIMS, and comparisons with published data. View Full-Text
Keywords: Tribulus terrestris; steroidal saponins; terrestrinins J–U; structure identification Tribulus terrestris; steroidal saponins; terrestrinins J–U; structure identification
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Wang, Z.-F.; Wang, B.-B.; Zhao, Y.; Wang, F.-X.; Sun, Y.; Guo, R.-J.; Song, X.-B.; Xin, H.-L.; Sun, X.-G. Furostanol and Spirostanol Saponins from Tribulus terrestris. Molecules 2016, 21, 429.

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