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Molecules 2019, 24(2), 240; https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules24020240

Chemical Constituents of the Leaves of Peltophorum pterocarpum and Their Bioactivity

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Graduate Institute of Biotechnology, National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
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School of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan
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Department of Biotechnology, National Formosa University, Yunlin 632, Taiwan
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Graduate Institute of Natural Products, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
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Research Center for Industry of Human Ecology, Research Center for Chinese Herbal Medicine, and Graduate Institute of Health Industry Technology, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
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Department of Anesthesiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
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Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
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School of Chemistry, Biology and Environment, Vinh University, Vinh City 43159, Vietnam
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NTT Institute of High Technology, Nguyen Tat Thanh University, Ho Chi Minh City 72820, Vietnam
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Institute of Biotechnology and Food Technology, Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City 71408, Vietnam
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Academic Editor: Ericsson Coy-Barrera
Received: 20 December 2018 / Revised: 8 January 2019 / Accepted: 9 January 2019 / Published: 10 January 2019
(This article belongs to the Section Natural Products Chemistry)
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Abstract

Two new sesquiterpenoids peltopterins A and B (compounds 1 and 2) and fifty-two known compounds were isolated from the methanol extract of P. pterocarpum and their chemical structures were established through spectroscopic and mass spectrometric analyses. The isolates 40, 43, 44, 47, 48, 51 and 52 exhibited potential inhibitory effects of superoxide anion generation or elastase release. View Full-Text
Keywords: Fabaceae; sesquiterpenoid; superoxide anion generation; elastase release Fabaceae; sesquiterpenoid; superoxide anion generation; elastase release
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Li, Y.-C.; Kuo, P.-C.; Yang, M.-L.; Chen, T.-Y.; Hwang, T.-L.; Chiang, C.-C.; Thang, T.D.; Tuan, N.N.; Tzen, J.T. Chemical Constituents of the Leaves of Peltophorum pterocarpum and Their Bioactivity. Molecules 2019, 24, 240.

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