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Natural Product Research Part A
Year: 2010  |  Volume: 24  |  Issue: 11  |  Page No.: 995 - 1003

Isolation and synthesis of flavonols and comparison of their antioxidant activity

Aurangzeb Hasan, A. Sadiq, A. Abbas, E. Mughal, Khalid M. Khan and Muhammad Ali    

Abstract: Phytochemical investigation of the leaves of Astragalus beckari yielded four flavonol aglycones, namely kaempferol, quercetin, 5-deoxy kaempferol and fisitin. These isolated compounds were then synthesised in the laboratory using the Algar-Flyn-Oyamad reaction. Antioxidant activity of both the isolated and synthesised flavonoids was compared using the 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) assay method. The isolated flavonoids were found to be more active.

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