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Phytochemical Constituents and Determination of Resveratrol from the Roots of Arachis hypogea L.

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Two triterpenoid saponins, 6, 7, together with five known compounds were isolated from the roots of Arachis hypogea L. collected in Vietnam. Their structures were established by spectroscopic analysis (1D, 2D NMR and HRMS) as well as by comparison with those reported in the literature. Furthermore, the high content of resveratrol in the roots opens a new potential resource for pharmaceutical companies to prepare medicines from the wasted peanut roots.

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T. Nguyen Kim, N. Thi, P. Van, P. Ngo Diem, D. Thi Thuy, Q. That and P. Kim Phi, "Phytochemical Constituents and Determination of Resveratrol from the Roots of Arachis hypogea L.," American Journal of Plant Sciences, Vol. 4 No. 12, 2013, pp. 2351-2358. doi: 10.4236/ajps.2013.412291.

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