Terpenoids and Coumarin from Bursera serrata Wall

Mohammad A Rashid, Kulsum Ara, Mohammad S Rahman, AHMM Rahman, Choudhury M Hasan
2010 Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences  
Two terpenoids, β-amyrin (1) and β-sitostenone (2) and a coumarin, scopoletin (3) were isolated from petroleum ether and dichloromethane soluble extracts of the stem bark of Bursera serrata Wall. The structures of the isolated compounds 1-3 were established by extensive spectroscopic studies as well as by comparison with published data. Although compounds 1-3 have been isolated from various plant species previously, this is the first report of the occurrence of these compounds from B. serrata.
more » ... s from B. serrata. The crude extractives exhibited weak antimicrobial activity and cytotoxicity.
doi:10.3329/dujps.v8i2.6023 fatcat:jb5bwqcp2rgqjpu7fiiiptxs4q