Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 48, Issue 6, pp 930–933 | Cite as

Matsutake alcohol glycosides from Sanchezia nobilis

  • Ahmed E. Abd Ellah
  • Khaled M. Mohamed
  • Enaam Y. Backheet
  • Mahmoud H. Mohamed

Phytochemical investigation of the aerial parts of Sanchezia nobilis Hook. (Acanthaceae) has yielded matsutake alcohol (1-octen-3-ol) (1) and four matsutake alcohol glycosides identified as 3-O-β-glucopyranosyl-1-octen-3-ol (2), 3-O-β-glucopyranosyl-(1→6)-β-glucopyranosyl-1-octen-3-ol (3), 3-O-α-arabinopyranosyl-(1→6)-β-glucopyranosyl-1-octen-3-ol (4), and 3-O-α-arabinopyranosyl-(1→6)-β-glucopyranosyl-(1→6)-β-glucopyranosyl-1-octen-3-ol (5). The structures of the isolated compounds were assigned on the basis of different techniques of NMR spectral analysis. Compounds 1–4 have been isolated here for the first time from the family Acanthaceae, while compound 5 is isolated here for the first time from a natural source.


Sanchezia nobilis Hook.f. Acanthaceae matsutake alcohol glycosides 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ahmed E. Abd Ellah
    • 1
  • Khaled M. Mohamed
    • 2
  • Enaam Y. Backheet
    • 2
  • Mahmoud H. Mohamed
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of PharmacyAl-Azhar UniversityAssiutEgypt
  2. 2.Department of Pharmacognosy, College of PharmacyAl-Taif UniversityAl-TaifEgypt

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