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Cytotoxic constituents from Boesenbergia pandurata (Roxb.) Schltr

Sukari, Mohd Aspollah, Ching, Amy Yap Li, Ee, Gwendoline Cheng Lian, Rahmani, Mawardi and Khalid, Kaida (2007) Cytotoxic constituents from Boesenbergia pandurata (Roxb.) Schltr. Natural Product Sciences, 13 (2). pp. 110-113. ISSN 1226-3907

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Five flavonoid derivatives, pinostrobin (1), pinocembrin (2), alpinetin (3), cardamonin (4) and boesenbergin A (5) were isolated from the rhizomes of Boesenbergia pandurata. All compounds were elucidated based on its spectroscopic data and by the comparison with the previous works. 2D NMR technique was used for the structure elucidation of boesenbergin A to complement the data reported previously. The extracts and pure compounds were screened for cytotoxic activity against HL-60 cancer cell lines (human promyelocytic leukemia). Cytotoxic screening showed most of the extracts and pure compounds isolated from the rhizomes of Boesenbergia pandurata were active against HL-60 cancer cell line. The chloroform extract and boesenbergin A showed the most potent cytotoxic activity.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Boesenbergia rotunda, Cytotoxic, Flavonoids, Kaempferia pandurata, Zingiberaceae
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Science
Publisher:Korean Society of Pharmacognosy
ID Code:7526
Deposited By: Najwani Amir Sariffudin
Deposited On:21 Jul 2010 00:48
Last Modified:27 Jul 2010 04:02

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