A STIGMASTEROL GLYCOSIDE FROM THE ROOT WOOD OF Melochia Umbellata (Houtt) Stapf var. degrabrata K.


Ahmad Ridhay(1), Alfian Noor(2*), Nunuk H. Soekamto(3), Tjodi Harlim(4), Ian van Altena(5)

(1) Department of Chemistry, Tadulako University, Palu
(2) Department of Chemistry, Hasanuddin University, Makassar 90245
(3) Department of Chemistry, Hasanuddin University, Makassar 90245
(4) Department of Chemistry, Hasanuddin University, Makassar 90245
(5) School of Environmental and Life Science, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308
(*) Corresponding Author


A stigmasterol glycoside (stigmast-5,22-dien-3-O-β-D-glucopyranoside) has been isolated from the chloroform fraction of root wood of Melochia umbellata (Houtt) Stapf var. degrabrata K. The compound structure was determined on spectroscopic evidences including IR, 1D and 2D NMR and compared to previous data. The isolate was also active against Aspergillus niger.


Melochia umbellata; root wood; stigmasterol glycoside; Aspergillus niger

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