Flavonoids of limonium axillare

A. K. Bashir, A. A. Abdalla, I. A. Wasfi, E. S. Hassan, M. H. Amiri, T. A. Crabb

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Using chromatographic techniques, kampferol, luteolin, myricetin, apigenin, luteolin-7-O-glucoside and apiin were isolated from a methanol extract of Limonium axillare and antimicrobial activity was investigated. This is the first report of apiin in the Plumbaginaceae. In addition to these flavonoids, sitosterol, stigmasterol, and sitosterol glucoside were identified.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)366-372
Number of pages7
JournalPharmaceutical Biology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine


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