A new flavone from Malaysia Borneo <i>Marsdenia tinctoria</i>

2015-11-29T00:00:00Z (GMT) by Nur Atiqah Mohd Nasuha Yeun-Mun Choo
<p><i>Marsdenia tinctoria</i> is an indigo producing plant commonly found in Borneo, Malaysia. In this present study, one new flavone kapitone (<b>1</b>) and three known compounds, that is 3,2’-dihydroxyflavone (<b>2</b>), 1-methylcyclobutene (<b>3</b>) and dimethyl isatoate (<b>4</b>) were isolated from the Malaysia Borneo <i>M. tinctoria</i> R. Br. (Apocynaceae). These compounds were isolated and characterised using extensive chromatographic and spectroscopic methods.</p>