Open Chemistry Journal

ISSN: 1874-8422 ― Volume 6, 2019

Flavonoids from the Fresh Leaves of Kalanchoe tomentosa (Crassulaceae)

Lilis Siti Aisyah1, Yenny Febriany Yun1, Euis Julaeha1, Tati Herlina1, Achmad Zainuddin1, Wawan Hermawan2, Unang Supratman1, *, Hideo Hayashi3
1 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Padjadjaran University, Jatinangor 45363, Sumedang, Indonesia;
2 Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Padjadjaran University, Jatinangor 45363, Sumedang, Indonesia;
3 Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University, Gakuen-cho, Sakai, Osaka 599-8531, Japan


Flavonoids compounds such as kaempferol (1), kaempferol-3-O-β-D-glucopyranoside or astragalin (2) and kaempferol-3-O-α-L-rhamnoside or afzelin (3) have been isolated from the fresh leaves of Kalanchoe tomentosa (Crassulaceae). The chemical structure of isolated compounds 1-3 were identified by spectroscopic evidences and comparison with those compound previously reported. Compounds 1-3 showed cytotoxic activity against P-388 murine leukimia cells with IC50 values of 51.8, > 100 and 3.32 µg/mL, respectively.

Keywords: Crassulaceae, cytotoxic activity, flavonoids, Kalanchoe tomentosa, P-388 murine leukimia cells.

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Year: 2015
Volume: 2
First Page: 36
Last Page: 39
Publisher Id: CHEM-2-36
DOI: 10.2174/1874842201502010036

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Received Date: 28/2/2015
Revision Received Date: 11/8/2015
Acceptance Date: 16/9/2015
Electronic publication date: 13/11/2015

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