Journal of Natural Medicines

, Volume 72, Issue 2, pp 542–550 | Cite as

Two new aromatic glycosides, elengiosides A and B, from the flowers of Mimusops elengi

  • Toshio MorikawaEmail author
  • Yoshiaki Manse
  • Mika Koda
  • Saowanee Chaipech
  • Yutana Pongpiriyadacha
  • Osamu Muraoka
  • Kiyofumi Ninomiya


Two new aromatic glycosides, elengiosides A (1) and B (2), were isolated from the methanolic extract of the flowers of Mimusops elengi (Sapotaceae) together with 26 known compounds. Their stereostructures were elucidated based on their spectroscopic properties and chemical evidence. Among the isolates, a phenylethanoid glycoside, undatuside C (14), was found to exhibit hyaluronidase inhibitory activity.


Mimusops elengi Elengioside Hyaluronidase inhibitor Sapotaceae 



This work was supported by the MEXT-Supported Program for the Strategic Research Foundation at Private Universities, 2014–2018, Japan (S1411037, TM) as well as the JSPS KAKENHI, Japan [Grant Numbers 15K08008 (TM), 15K08009 (KN), and 16K08313 (OM)]. Financial support by the Kobayashi International Scholarship Foundation, Japan, is also acknowledged (TM).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pharmaceutical Research and Technology InstituteKindai UniversityHigashi-osakaJapan
  2. 2.Antiaging CenterKindai UniversityHigashi-osakaJapan
  3. 3.Faculty of Agro-IndustryRajamangala University of Technology SrivijayaNakhon Si ThammaratThailand
  4. 4.Faculty of Science and TechnologyRajamangala University of Technology SrivijayaNakhon Si ThammaratThailand

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