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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 80-85

Secondary metabolites and bioactivities of Albizia anthelmintica


1 Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds, National Research Centre, Dokki 12622 Cairo, Egypt
2 Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds, National Research Centre, Dokki 12622 Cairo, Egypt; Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Jazan University, Jazan, Saudi Arabia
3 Instituto De Productos Naturales Y Agrobiología, Av. Astrofisico F. Sanchez 3, 38206 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
4 Department of Chemistry of Tannins, National Research Centre, Dokki 12622 Cairo, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Tahia K Mohamed
Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds, National Research Centre, Dokki 12622 Cairo

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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-8490.110530

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Background: Albizia species are rich in phenolics and terpenes in the different plant organs. They are widely used in traditional Chinese medicine. So this study investigated the phytochemical and biological activities of Albizia Anthelmintica. Materials and Methods: Column chromatography has been performed for the isolation of compounds. Bioactivity studies of A. anthelmintica leaves were carried out on aqueous ethanol extract and some pure compounds were tested for their antioxidant activities. Results: Eight compounds have been isolated for the first time from A. anthelmintica. The aqueous ethanol extract of A. anthelmintica showed moderate anti-inflammatory activity and significant for both analgesic and antioxidant activities. Quercetin-3-O-β-D-glucopyranoside, kaempferol-3-O-β-D-glucopyranoside, kaempferol-3-O-(6β-O-galloyl-β-D-glucopyranoside and quercetin-3-O-(6β-O-galloyl-β-D-glucopyranoside) exhibited potent antioxidant scavenging activity towards diphenyl-picrylhydrazine.


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