Abstract Title:

Statin-like principles of bergamot fruit (Citrus bergamia): isolation of 3-hydroxymethylglutaryl flavonoid glycosides.

Abstract Source:

J Nat Prod. 2009 Jul ;72(7):1352-4. PMID: 19572741

Abstract Author(s):

Leonardo Di Donna, Giuseppina De Luca, Fabio Mazzotti, Anna Napoli, Raffaele Salerno, Domenico Taverna, Giovanni Sindona

Article Affiliation:

Leonardo Di Donna


The 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl neohesperidosides of hesperetin (brutieridin, 1) and naringenin (melitidin, 2) were isolated and detected from the fruits of bergamot (Citrus bergamia). The structures of these compounds were determined by spectroscopic and chemical methods.

Study Type : In Vitro Study

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