Fatty Acids and an Ester from the Leaves of Millettia utilis Dunn


Thanatip Ruksilp


        Two fatty acids, palmitic acid and oleic acid together with an ester, methyl oleate were isolated from dichloromethane  crude extract from the leaves of Millettia utilis Dunn. The structures of all isolated compounds were elucidated by basic NMR spectroscopy  and compared with previous literature. All compounds were tested for their antioxidant activities. Oleic acid revealed weak activity against ABTS assay with IC50 = 39.50 mg/mL.

Keywords: Millettia utilis Dunn, fatty acids, an ester, ABTS, antioxidant activities


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RUKSILP, Thanatip. Fatty Acids and an Ester from the Leaves of Millettia utilis Dunn. Naresuan University Journal: Science and Technology (NUJST), [S.l.], v. 28, n. 3, p. 63-68, june 2020. ISSN 2539-553X. Available at: <http://www.journal.nu.ac.th/NUJST/article/view/Vol-28-No-3-2020-63-68>. Date accessed: 04 mar. 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.14456/nujst.2020.26.