Isolation of New Cyclohexyl Epoxide from the Fruits of Piper attenuatum
Sunil Kumar, Samir Mehndiratta, Kunal Nepali, Sameer Sapra, Surinder Koul and Kanaya Lal Dhar
Affiliation: School of pharmacy, Shoolini University, Himachal Pradesh, India.
New cyclohexyl epoxide and crotepoxide were isolated from the fruits of Piper attenuatum. The structure of
the new metabolite was characterized as (2-benzoyl-1, 6-epoxy-3, 4, 5,-trihydroxy cyclohexyl) methanol benzoate along
with crotepoxide using spectroscopic techniques.
Keywords: Isolation, Piper attenuatum, extraction, crotepoxide, cyclohexane epoxide, characterization, chromatography,
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