Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 54, Issue 2, pp 232–234 | Cite as

Chemical Constituents of Garcinia yunnanensis and Their Scavenging Activity Against DPPH Radicals

  • Xin Fang
  • Zhen Fu
  • Hong Zhang
  • Hong-Xi Xu
  • Shuang Liang

Eleven compounds, including a new compound, methyl 3-phenylpropionate-1-O-glucuronic acid methyl ester (1), four known biflavones 2–5, one known flavone (6), and five other known compounds (7–11) have been isolated from the pericarp of Garcinia yunnanensis. Their structures were elucidated by spectral analysis and by comparison of their spectral data with those in the published literatures. All the compounds were isolated from G. yunnanensis for the first time and screened for their scavenging activity against DPPH radicals. Of all the samples tested, compounds 1–6 showed significant activities with IC50 values of 1.83, 0.87, 0.17, 3.51, 0.75, and 2.21 mM, respectively.


Garcinia yunnanensis Guttiferae flavone scavenging 



This research was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 81273403, 81303188, and 81173485), Shanghai Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning (ZY3-CCCX-3-5001), and Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (15DZ2292000).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Engineering Research Center of Modern Preparation Technology of TCMShanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ministry of EducationShanghaiP. R. China
  2. 2.School of PharmacyShanghai University of Traditional Chinese MedicineShanghaiP. R. China

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