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Cerebrosides and terpene glycosides from the root ofaster scaber


Three cerebrosides2,3, and5 and two terpene glycosides1 and4 have been isolated from the methanol extract of the root ofAster scaber. Their structures were determined as 3-O-β-D-glucuronopyranosyl-oleanolic acid methyl ester (1), (2S, 3S, 4R, 2′R, 8Z, 15′Z)-N-2′-hydroxy-15′-tetracosenoyl-1-0-β-D-glucopyranosyl-4-hydroxy-8-sphingenine (2), (2S, 3S, 4R, 8Z)-N-octadecanoyl-1-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl-4-hydroxy-8-sphingenine (3), 1 α-hydroxy-6β-O-β-D-glucosyl-eudesm-3-ene (4), and (2S, 3S, 4R, 2′R, 8Z)-N-2′-hydroxy-hexadecanoyl-1-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl-4-hydroxy-8-sphingenine (5) on the basis of spectroscopic methods.

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Hak Cheol, K., Ock Ryun, C., Kang Choon, L. et al. Cerebrosides and terpene glycosides from the root ofaster scaber . Arch Pharm Res 26, 132 (2003).

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  • Aster scaber
  • Cerebroside
  • Terpene glycoside
  • Asteraceae