Ginsenosides from the Roots of Korean Cultivated-Wild Ginseng

  • Yang, Min-Cheol (Natural Products Laboratory, College of Pharmacy, Sungkyunkwan University) ;
  • Seo, Dong-Sang (Faculty of Life Science and Technology, Sungkyunkwan University) ;
  • Hong, Jong-Ki (College of Pharmacy, KyungHee University) ;
  • Hong, Sung-Hyun (Biometabolite analysis Laboratory, College of Pharmacy, Sungkyunkwan University) ;
  • Kim, Young-Choong (College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University) ;
  • Lee, Kang-Ro (Natural Products Laboratory, College of Pharmacy, Sungkyunkwan University)
  • Published : 2008.09.30


Column chromatographic separation of 70% EtOH extract of the roots of Korean cultivated-wild ginseng led to the isolation of ten ginsenosides (1 - 10). The isolated compounds were identified as ginsenoside $Rg_1$ (1), ginsenoside Re (2), ginsenoside Rc (3), ginsenoside $Rb_1$ (4), ginsenoside $Rb_2$ (5), ginsenoside Rd (6), ginsenoside $Rg_3$ (7), ginsenoside $F_2$ (8), ginsenoside $Rb_3$ (9), and ginsenoside $Rd_2$ (10) by physicochemical and spectroscopic methods. The compounds (1 - 10) were for the first time isolated from the roots of Korean cultivated-wild ginseng.


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