Oleuropeic Acid: a New Compound from Olea europæa

Abstract

WE have recently announced1 the isolation of oleuropein from Olea europæa which proved to be a double ester of glucose with protocatechuic acid and a second, as yet undescribed, non-aromatic acid. We have now succeeded in elucidating the structure of this compound—oleuropeic acid. It could be isolated by alkaline hydrolysis of oleuropein with subsequent… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/1842019b0

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