• Crystalline chemical components of the bark ofWrightia tinctoria, Br.

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      Bark; Petroleum Ether; Fractional Crystallisation; Ursolic Acid; Oleanolic Acid

    • Abstract


      The bark ofWrightia tinctoria has been found to contain triterpenes as the major components andβ-sitosterol as a minor component. The former includedβ-amyrin, lupeol and another triterpene alcohol which seems to be new.

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      S Rangaswami1 M Nageswara Rao1

      1. Department of Pharmacy, Andhra University, Waltair
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