Anti Diabetic Agent Pinitol from the Leaves of Pisonia grandis (R.Br.)


  • Avinashilingam University for Women, Department of Chemistry, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India


Phytochemical investigation of the leaves of Pisonia grandis afforded an anti-diabetic compound. Its structure was established as pinitol based on spectroscopic data. It is the first report of isolation of pinitol from Pisonia genus and from this species also.


Pisonia grandis, Nyctaginaceae, Pinitol, NMR.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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