A dihydrochalcone derivative and further steroidal saponins from Sansevieria trifasciata Prain

Billy T. Tchegnitegni, Rémy B. Teponno, Kristina Jenett-Siems, Matthias F. Melzig, Tomofumi Miyamoto, Léon A. Tapondjou

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Abstract

Phytochemical investigation of the aerial parts of Sansevieria trifasciata, one of the most common Dracaenaceae plants, has resulted in the isolation of a new dihydrochalcone derivative named trifasciatine C (1), four previously unreported steroidal saponins as two pairs of inseparable regioisomers: trifasciatosides K/L (2/3), M/N (4/5), together with the known 1,2-(dipalmitoyl)-3-O-β-D-galactopyranosylglycerol (6), aconitic acid (7), and 1-methyl aconitic acid (8). Their structures were elucidated mainly by extensive spectroscopic analysis (1D and 2D nuclear magnetic resonance) and high-resolution electronspray ionization-mass spectrometry, as well as chemical methods and comparison of their spectral data with those of related compounds. Compounds 2/3 and 4/5 were evaluated for their antiproliferative activity on Hela cells, and no significant effect was observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)477-482
Number of pages6
JournalZeitschrift fur Naturforschung - Section C Journal of Biosciences
Volume72
Issue number11-12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 26 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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