Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2011, 12(8), 4946-4952; doi:10.3390/ijms12084946
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A New Benzofuran Glucoside from Ficus Tikoua Bur

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1 State Key Laboratory of Crop Stress Biology in Arid Areas, Northwest A & F University, Yangling 712100, Shaanxi, China 2 Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Integrated Management, Ministry of Education, College of Plant Protection, Northwest A & F University, Yangling 712100, Shaanxi, China 3 Shaanxi Province Key Laboratory Research & Development on Botanical Pesticide, Northwest A & F University, Yangling 712100, Shaanxi, China 4 Xi’an Modern Chemistry Research Institute, Xi’an 710065, Shaanxi, China
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Received: 11 July 2011; in revised form: 22 July 2011 / Accepted: 26 July 2011 / Published: 3 August 2011
(This article belongs to the Section Bioactives and Nutraceuticals)
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Abstract: From the water-soluble portion of the methanol extract of stems of Ficus tikoua Bur., a new benzofuran glucoside, named 6-carboxyethyl-5-hydroxybenzofuran 5-O-β-D-glucopyranoside (1), together with one known benzofuran glucoside (2) were isolated. Their structures were elucidated by 1D and 2D (1H-1H COSY, HMQC, and HMBC) NMR spectroscopy and HRMS techniques. The antioxidant activities of the isolated compounds were assayed based on the scavenging activities of DPPH free radical. Compounds 1 and 2 exhibited moderate antioxidant activities, and the IC50 values were 242.8 μg·mL1 and 324.9 μg·mL−1, respectively.
Keywords: Ficus tikoua Bur.; benzofuran glucoside; antioxidant activity

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Wei, S.-P.; Luan, J.-Y.; Lu, L.-N.; Wu, W.-J.; Ji, Z.-Q. A New Benzofuran Glucoside from Ficus Tikoua Bur. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2011, 12, 4946-4952.

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Wei S-P, Luan J-Y, Lu L-N, Wu W-J, Ji Z-Q. A New Benzofuran Glucoside from Ficus Tikoua Bur. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2011; 12(8):4946-4952.

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Wei, Shao-Peng; Luan, Jie-Yu; Lu, Li-Na; Wu, Wen-Jun; Ji, Zhi-Qin. 2011. "A New Benzofuran Glucoside from Ficus Tikoua Bur." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 12, no. 8: 4946-4952.

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