Arbutin Drugs

  • Hildebert Wagner
  • Sabine Bladt
  • Eva Maria Zgainski

Abstract

The main constituents of the arbutin drugs are arbutin (hydroquinone-β-O-glucoside) and methylarbutin, with small amounts of 2-O-galloyl-arbutin, 6-O-acetyl-arbutin and free hydroquinone. The presence of gallo- and ellagotannins is also characteristic of these drugs.

Keywords

Hull Flavonoid Glycoside Bark Coumarin 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hildebert Wagner
    • 1
  • Sabine Bladt
    • 1
  • Eva Maria Zgainski
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Pharmazeutische BiologieUniversität MünchenMünchen 2Germany

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