Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial evaluation of Detarium microcarpum bark extracts

Pedro M. Abreu, Vítor S. Rosa, Maria Eduarda Machado Araúo, Alex B. Canda, Oliver Kayser, Kai Uwe Bindseil, Karsten Siems, A. Seemann

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Sitosterol-3β-O-[6'-O-palmitoyl-2',3',4'-O-triacetyl-β-D-glucopyranoside] 1, lupeol, lup-20(29)-en-2α,3β-diol, β-sitosterol, stigmasterol and campesterol were isolated from the bark of Detarium microcarpum. The ethanol extract of D. microcarpum showed antimicrobial activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Citrobacter freundii, Straphylococcus aureus, and Listeria monocytogenes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-109
Number of pages3
JournalPharmaceutical and Pharmacological Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1998


  • lup 20(29) en 2alpha,3beta diolplant extract
  • sitosterol
  • alcohol
  • campesterol
  • lupeol


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