Antioxidative Substance Isolated from the Leaf of Zanthoxylum schinifolium

  • Jeong, Chang-Ho (Division of Applied Life Sciences, and Institute of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Shim, Ki-Hwan (Division of Applied Life Sciences, and Institute of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Gyeongsang National University)
  • Published : 2008.09.30


Methanol extracts were prepared from Z. schinifolium leaf and successively fractionated with chloroform, butanol, and water. The butanol fraction exhibited the highest antioxidative activities. Therefore the butanol fraction was purified and a chemical structure was identified by $^1H-^{13}C-NMR$ spectra, and FT-IR. The isolated antioxidative substance was identified as quercitrin.


Z. schinifolium;antioxidative activities;quercitrin


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