Rymond J Rumampuk(1*), Emma J Pongoh(2), Ponis Tarigan(3), Anthony J Herlt(4), Lewis N Mander(5)

(1) Research Centre for Chemistry, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Jalan Cisitu-Sangkuriang Gedung 50, Bandung 40135
(2) Department of Chemistry, Universitas Negeri Manado, Tondano-Minahasa, Sulawesi Utara 95618
(3) Department of Chemistry, Universitas Padjadjaran, Jalan Singaperbangsa no.2 Bandung 40133
(4) Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200
(5) Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200
(*) Corresponding Author


A triterpene ester saponin has been isolated from the seed of Barringtonia asiatica and its structure has been established by extensive application of high-resolution FABMS and two dimensional NMR techniques to be 3-O-{[β-D-galactopyranosyl(1→3)-β-D-glucopyranosyl(1→2)]-β-D-glucuronopyranosyloxy}-22-O-[2-methylbutyroyloxy]-15,16,28-trihydroxy-(3β,15α,16α,22α)-olean-12-ene.


Barringtonia asiatica; Lecythidaceae; triterpenoid

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