• Chemical examination of the leaves ofRhododendron campanulatum D.Don.

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      Quercetin; Petroleum Ether; Ursolic Acid; Colourless Needle; Mixed Melting Point

    • Abstract


      The chemical examination of the leavesRhododendron campanulatum D.Don. by extraction with solvents is described. Besides ursolic acid, quercetin and the saturated triterpenoid alcohol epifriedelanol, a new triterpenoid compound, designated as “campanulin”, has been isolated in reasonable yields. A few minor components have also been obtained.

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      S Rangaswami1 K Sambamurthy1

      1. Department of Pharmacy, Andhra University, Waltair
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