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Carotamine, a Unique Aromatic Amide from Daucus Carota L. Var Biossieri (Apiaceae)
Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
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Received: 11 May 2002; in revised form: 24 June 2002 / Accepted: 26 June 2002 / Published: 30 June 2002
Abstract: The unique aromatic peptide 4-(p-aminobenzoylamino)-2-aminobenzoic acid, carotamine, together with 2,4-diaminobenzoic acid, isolated for the first time from a plant source, were identified from the aqueous alcoholic extract of the aerial parts of Daucus carota L. var. boissieri (Apiaceae). The structures were determined through conventional methods of analysis and confirmed by LC-ESI/MS and NMR spectral analysis.
Keywords: Daucus carota L. var boissieri (Apiaceae); aromatic peptide; 4-(p-amino benzoylamino)-2-aminobenzoic acid; aminoacids; 2; 4-diaminobenzoic acid
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Eldahshan, O.A.; Ayoub, N.A.; Singab, A.-E.B.; El-Azizi, M.M. Carotamine, a Unique Aromatic Amide from Daucus Carota L. Var Biossieri (Apiaceae). Molecules 2002, 7, 501-506.
Eldahshan OA, Ayoub NA, Singab A-EB, El-Azizi MM. Carotamine, a Unique Aromatic Amide from Daucus Carota L. Var Biossieri (Apiaceae). Molecules. 2002; 7(6):501-506.
Eldahshan, Omayma A.; Ayoub, Nahla A.; Singab, Abd-El Naser B.; El-Azizi, Mohamed M. 2002. "Carotamine, a Unique Aromatic Amide from Daucus Carota L. Var Biossieri (Apiaceae)." Molecules 7, no. 6: 501-506.