Seasonal variation of the chemical constituents from Croton species.


The terpenes, sterols, alkaloid (glaucine) and alpha-tocopherol show seasonal variation for Croton hemiargyreus hemiargyreus and Croton echinocarpus. The amounts of triterpenes are higher during the tropical summer and in most samples the major sesquiterpene was characterized as caryophyllene. The seasonal variation of glaucine showed a maximum between June… (More)


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@article{Pereira2001SeasonalVO, title={Seasonal variation of the chemical constituents from Croton species.}, author={Andrea Dos Santos Pereira and A C Fernandes do Amaral and M de Araujo Silva and Franciso R De Aquino Neto}, journal={Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung. C, Journal of biosciences}, year={2001}, volume={56 5-6}, pages={357-62} }