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Chemical Constituents of Hedyotis dichotoma and their Biological Activity


Othman, Salwati and Hamzah, Ahmad Sazali and Aimi, Norio and Lajis, Md Nordin (1996) Chemical Constituents of Hedyotis dichotoma and their Biological Activity. Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology, 4 (2). pp. 183-189. ISSN 0128-7680


Two compounds, isovitexin and ursolic acid, were isolated from the aerial parts of Hedyotis dichotoma. Anti-microbial assays indicated that isovitexin was active against fungus and candida. The structures of both compounds were assigned using modern spectroscopic techniques.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
Publisher: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Keywords: Hedyotis dichotoma, Rubiaceae, isovitexin, ursolic acid, antifungal, anti-candida
Depositing User: Nur Izzati Mohd Zaki
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2009 06:39
Last Modified: 27 May 2013 07:06
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/3201
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