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Phytochemical studies on Diplotaxis harra growing in Sinai

Emad Mahrous Atta (1) , Ahmed Ismail Hashem (2) , Ahmed Morsy Ahmed (3) , Salah Mohamed Elqosy (4) , Marsyl Jaspars (5) , Eman Ramadan El-Sharkaw (6,*)

(1) Plant Biotechnology Department, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Research Institute, Menoufia University, Menoufia, EG-1111, Egypt
(2) Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Ain Shames University, Cairo, EG-11566, Egypt
(3) Ecology Department, Desert Research Center, Mathef El-Mataria, EG-15753, Egypt
(4) Chemistry Department , Faculty of Science, Menoufia University, Menoufia, EG-1111, Egypt
(5) Chemistry Department, University of Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
(6) Ecology Department, Desert Research Center, Mathef El-Mataria, EG-15753, Egypt
(*) Corresponding Author

Received: 17 Apr 2010 | Revised: 04 May 2010 | Accepted: 11 Jun 2010 | Published: 31 Dec 2011 | Issue Date: December 2011


Five main flavonoid glycosides were isolated from the ethanolic extract of Diplotaxis harra (Cruciferae), and were identified as quercetin, isorhamnetin 3-rhamnoside, isorhamnetin 3-o-rutinoside, isorhamnetin 3-glucosyl-4`-rhamnoside and isorhamnetin 3-o-β-glucoside. These compounds were identified according to their Rf values, partial and complete acid hydrolysis, UV, 1H-NMR, 13C-NMR and 2D NMR (HSQC, HMBC) spectroscopy. The alcoholic extract of plant was evaluated against some bacterial strains which showed moderate antibacterial activity, while petroleum ether extract doesn't show any activity.



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Cruciferae; Diplotaxis harra; Flavonoid; Antimicrobial activity; Antibacterial activity; Ethanolic extract

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Atta, E.; Hashem, A.; Ahmed, A.; Elqosy, S.; Jaspars, M.; El-Sharkaw, E. Eur. J. Chem. 2011, 2(4), 535-538. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.2.4.535-538.62
Atta, E.; Hashem, A.; Ahmed, A.; Elqosy, S.; Jaspars, M.; El-Sharkaw, E. Phytochemical studies on Diplotaxis harra growing in Sinai. Eur. J. Chem. 2011, 2(4), 535-538. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.2.4.535-538.62
Atta, E., Hashem, A., Ahmed, A., Elqosy, S., Jaspars, M., & El-Sharkaw, E. (2011). Phytochemical studies on Diplotaxis harra growing in Sinai. European Journal of Chemistry, 2(4), 535-538. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.2.4.535-538.62
Atta, Emad, Ahmed Ismail Hashem, Ahmed Morsy Ahmed, Salah Mohamed Elqosy, Marsyl Jaspars, & Eman Ramadan El-Sharkaw. "Phytochemical studies on Diplotaxis harra growing in Sinai." European Journal of Chemistry [Online], 2.4 (2011): 535-538. Web. 24 Sep. 2023
Atta, Emad, Hashem, Ahmed, Ahmed, Ahmed, Elqosy, Salah, Jaspars, Marsyl, AND El-Sharkaw, Eman. "Phytochemical studies on Diplotaxis harra growing in Sinai" European Journal of Chemistry [Online], Volume 2 Number 4 (31 December 2011)

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