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Indolic compounds in the leaves of Tecoma stans

Kunapuli, Satya P and Vaidyanathan, CS (1984) Indolic compounds in the leaves of Tecoma stans. In: Phytochemistry, 23 (8). pp. 1826-1827.

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Abstract

Indole, tryptophan, tryptamine and skatole were isolated from the leaves of Tecoma stans. Anthranilic acid was also identified in its free form, in contrast to its glucoside, in Jasminum grandiflorum. The presence of both indole and anthranilic acid in the leaves of Tecoma stans indicates that they are the true substrate and product of indole oxygenase from the leaves of Tecoma stans.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Tecoma stans; Bignoniaceae; indole; skatole; tryptophan; tryptamine; anthranilic acid.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2009 10:09
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:41
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/22415

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