The Triterpenes of Kageneckia oblonga

Jorge Tapia-Merino, Lily Arrue, José San Martín, Orlando Muñoz


Three known triterpenes were isolated from leaf extracts of Kageneckia oblonga by conventional chromatographic methods: ursolic acid, benthamic acid and a third called Kc-III. The structure of Kc-III was determined by RMN spectroscopy, FT-IT and HR-MS. The compound was identified as fern-7-en-3β-ol (motiol), not previously reported in Kageneckia.


Kageneckia oblonga; motiol; triterpene derivative; hopane

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Biology, Medicine, & Natural Product Chemistry
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