New triterpenoids from Gentiana lutea

Yoshitaka Toriumi, Rie Kakuda, Masafumi Kikuchi, Yasunori Yaoita, Masao Kikuchi

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Three new triterpenoids, 2,3-seco-3-oxours-12-en-2-oic acid, 2,3-seco-3-oxoolean-12-en-2-oic acid, and betulin 3-O-palmitate, have been isolated from the rhizomes and roots of Gentiana lutea, together with five known ones. The structures of the new compounds were determined by spectral and chemical methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-91
Number of pages3
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jan


  • Gentiana lutea
  • Gentianaceae
  • Triterpenoid


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