A novel daucosterol derivative and antibacterial activity of compounds from Arctotis arctotoides.

@article{Sultana2007AND,
  title={A novel daucosterol derivative and antibacterial activity of compounds from Arctotis arctotoides.},
  author={Nasim Sultana and Anthony Jide Afolayan},
  journal={Natural product research},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 10},
  pages={889-96}
}
Arctotis arctotoides is a perennial herb used medicinally for the treatment of various ailments in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Different extracts of the plant were investigated for their antimicrobial constituents. This led to the isolation and identification of a new daucosterol derivative 3-O-[beta-D-(6'-nonadeanoate)glucopyranosyl]-beta-sitosterol and seven known compounds namely: serratagenic acid, stigmasterol, daucosterol, zaluzanin D, dehydrocostuslactone, nepetin, and pedalitin. The… CONTINUE READING