Archives of Pharmacal Research

, Volume 28, Issue 11, pp 1236–1238 | Cite as

Ophiopojaponin D, a new phenylpropanoid glycoside fromOphiopogon Japonicus Ker-Gawl



A new phenolic glycoside, ophiopojaponin D (1), together with two known compounds, was isolated from the tubers of a famous traditional Chinese herb-Ophiopogon japonicus Ker-Gawl. The spectroscopic and chemical data revealed their structures to be β-tetradecyloxy-4-hydroxy-allylbenzene-4-O-α-L-rhamnopyranosyl (1→6)-ß-D-glucopyranoside (1), 3, 4-dihy-droxy-allylbenzene-4-O-α-L-rhamnopyranosyl (1→6)-ß-D-glucopyranoside (2) and L-pyro-glutamic acid (3).

Key words

Ophiopogon japonicus Phenolic glycoside Ophiopojaponin D 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Tropical Crops Biotechnology, the Institute of Tropical Bioscience and BiotechnologyChinese Academy of Tropical Agriculture SciencesHaikouChina

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