Constituents of the Rhizomes of Alpinia rafflesiana

Mohd Sirat, Hasnah and Masri, Dian and A. Rahman, Ahmad and Itokawa, H. and Morita, Hiroshi (1996) Constituents of the Rhizomes of Alpinia rafflesiana. Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology, 4 (1). pp. 17-22. ISSN 0128-7680

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The chemical constituents of the rhizomes of Alpinia rafflesiana were studied and four components were isolated by chromatographic techniques and their structures identified by spectroscopic methods. The major constituent has been identified as chalcone flavokawin B, while the minor constituents have been assigned as methyl cinnamate, diarylheptanoid 1,7-diphenyl-5hydroxy- 6-hepten-3-one and 5,6-dehydrokawain.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Alpinia rafflesiana, Zingiberaceae, phenolics, diarylheptanoid
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Environmental Studies
Publisher:Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
ID Code:3205
Deposited By: Nur Izzati Mohd Zaki
Deposited On:24 Nov 2009 06:51
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