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Chemical Constituents of Hemigraphis hirta T.anders (Acanthaceae)

A.H.M. Khurshid Alam , Md. Harun-or-Rashid , Md. Aziz Abdur Rahman , Abdullahil Baki and M. Golam Sadik
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Phytochemical examination of the petroleum ether extract of Hemigraphis hirta has led to the isolation of squalene (1), lupeol (2) and β-sitosterol (3) by a combination of column and preparative thin layer chromatography. The structures of these compounds were determined by spectroscopic analysis (UV, IR, 1H-NMR, 13C-NMR) as well as by comparison of their spectral data with previously reported values.

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A.H.M. Khurshid Alam , Md. Harun-or-Rashid , Md. Aziz Abdur Rahman , Abdullahil Baki and M. Golam Sadik , 2002. Chemical Constituents of Hemigraphis hirta T.anders (Acanthaceae). Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 5: 1264-1266.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2002.1264.1266



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