Steroidal constituents from mature wheat straw

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From the neutral fraction of the acetone extract of mature wheat straw (Triticum aestivum) two new steroid ketones: (24R)-14α-methyl- 5α-ergostan-3-one and 14α-methyl-5α-cholestan-3-one and two new tetracyclic triterpenoids: cycloart-5-ene-3β,25-diol and cycloart-3β, 25-diol together with the known compounds: cholesterol, ergosterol, campesterol, stigmasterol, sitosterol, spinasterol and stigmastanol were identified.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)523-527
Number of pages5
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 9 Sep 1993


  • (24R)-14α-methyl-5α-ergostan-3-one
  • cereal straw
  • cycloart-5-ene-3β,25-diol.
  • ketosteroids
  • tetracyclic triterpenoids
  • Triticum aestivum
  • wheat straw

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