Excelsanone, a new isoflavonoid from Erythrina excelsa (Fabaceae), with in vitro antioxidant and in vitro cytotoxic effects on prostate cancer cells lines

A new isoflavonoid, excelsanone, was isolated from the ethyl acetate extract of Erythrina excelsa stem bark, together with three known compounds namely 6,8-diprenylgenistein, β-sitosterol and sitosteryl-β-D-glucopyranoside

Abel Joël Yaya Gbaweng; Hadidjatou Daïrou; Stephane Zingué; Talla Emmanuel; Alembert Tiabou Tchinda; Michel Frédérich; Joseph Tanyi Mbafor

2018

Scholarcy highlights

  • A new isoflavonoid, excelsanone, was isolated from the ethyl acetate extract of Erythrina excelsa stem bark, together with three known compounds namely 6,8-diprenylgenistein, β-sitosterol and sitosteryl-β-D-glucopyranoside
  • The authors are grateful to the Institute of Medical Research and Medicinal Plants Studies for providing some consumables
  • No potential conflict of interest was reported by the authors

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