A 5-deoxyflavonol derivative in Mimosa pudica

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dc.contributor.author Kirk, L.F.
dc.contributor.author Møller, M.V.
dc.contributor.author Christensen, J.
dc.contributor.author Stærk, D.
dc.contributor.author Ekpe, P.
dc.contributor.author Jaroszewski, J.W.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-04T10:27:03Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-04T10:27:03Z
dc.date.issued 2003-01
dc.identifier.other DOI: 10.1016/S0305-1978(02)00065-0
dc.identifier.other Vol. 31(1): pp 103-105
dc.identifier.uri http://ugspace.ug.edu.gh/handle/123456789/28512
dc.description.abstract 1. Subject and source Aerial parts of Mimosa pudica L. (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae) were collected near Accra, Ghana. Voucher specimen (GC47684) was deposited in Herbarium GC (Ghana Herbarium, Botany Department, University of Ghana, Legon). 2. Previous work The interest in M. pudica (the so-called sensitive plant) has mainly been concerned with chemistry and biology of the thigmonastic movement (rapid leaf movement observed upon touching the leaves) and nyctinastic movement (slow movement con- trolled by a biological clock) of the leaves, and several leaf-movement factors have been refined (Kameyama et al., 2000; Ueda and Yamamura, 2000; Ueda et al., 2000). Phenolics (Ueda et al., 2000; Josewin et al., 1999; Englert et al., 1994), norepi- nephrine (Applewhite, 1973) and a non-protein amino acid leucenine (mimosine) (Kleipool and Wibaut, 1950) have been isolated. A saponin (Jiang et al., 1990) and a bufadienolide (Yadava and Yadav, 2001) were reported in M. pudica seeds. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Biochemical Systematics and Ecology en_US
dc.subject 7,3′, 4′-Triacetoxy-3 en_US
dc.subject 8-dimethoxyflavone en_US
dc.subject Chemotaxonomy en_US
dc.subject Leguminosae en_US
dc.subject Mimosa pudica en_US
dc.subject Mimosoideae en_US
dc.subject Nyctinastic movement en_US
dc.subject p-Coumaric acid en_US
dc.title A 5-deoxyflavonol derivative in Mimosa pudica en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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