Plant Diversity ›› 2007, Vol. 29 ›› Issue (01): 125-128.

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Chemical Constituents of Zingiber officinale (Zingiberaceae)

PENG Wei-Xin, ZHANG Yang-De, YANG Ke, XIAO Ye-Cheng   

  1. Biomedical and Engineering Institute of Central South University
  • Received:2006-07-30 Online:2007-02-25 Published:2007-02-25
  • Contact: PENG Wei-Xin

Abstract: One new natural product, zingiberolide (1), together with seven known compounds, shogaol (2), 1-dehydrogingerdione (3), 6-gingesulfonic acid (4), 3, 5-dione-1, 7-bis (4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl ) heptane (5), gingerenone A (6), β-sitosterol (7) and stigmastero1 (8) were isolated from the rhizomes of Zingiber officinale Rosc. Their structures were identified by spectral analysis and comparison with literature data.

Key words: Zingiber officinale

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