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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Kaempferol (Rhanmnoly) Glucoside, a New Flavanol from E.C. Var. Ipadu

item Johnson, Emanuel
item Schmidt, Walter
item Emche, Stephen
item Mossoba, Madgi - FDA, WASHINGTON, DC
item Musser, Stephen - FDA, WASHINGTON, DC

Submitted to: Botanical Society of America Proceedings
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: August 31, 2001
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: A new flavonol rhamnosyl diglycoside was isolated from leaf tissue of Amazonian field-grown coca Erythroxylum coca var. ipadu Plowman conjointly with kaempferol. The structure of the flavonol has been determined as kaempferol 4'-O-(rhamnosyl)glucoside by spectral analyses. The array of flavonoids present in E. c. var. ipadu currently under cultivation in Colombian fields is indicative of a recent cross, but consistent with ancestralship to E. c. var. coca and the flavonol is useful as a chemotaxonomic marker for the taxon.

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