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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


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.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Environmental Studies
Publisher: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Keywords: Alpinia rafflesiana, Zingiberaceae, phenolics, diarylheptanoid
Depositing User: Nur Izzati Mohd Zaki
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2009 06:51
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2014 08:27
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/3205
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