Scientific Reports of the Faculty of Agriculture, Okayama University
Published by the Faculty of Agriculture, Okayama University
ONLINE ISSN : 2186-7755

Biologically Active Substance from Kenyan Plant, Vernonia hindii S. Moore (Asteraceae)

Kenji, Glaston Mwangi
Baba, Naomichi
Iwasa, Junkichi
Abstract
A novel stigmastane-type steroid glucoside glucoside has been isolated from the aerial parts of Vernonia hindii.The structure was elucidated by spectroscopic methods.The compound exhibitewd lettuce seedling growth inhibitory activity.
Keywords
biologically active substance
Kenyan plant
Vernonia hindii
steroid glucoside
lettuce seedling growth inhibitor
ISSN
0474-0254
NCID
AN00033029