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[Antidepressant active constituents in the roots of Morinda officinalis How].

Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica (1995-01-01)
C Cui, M Yang, Z Yao, B Cao, Z Luo, Y Xu, Y Chen
ABSTRACT

Five compounds having antidepressant activities have been isolated from the roots of Morinda officinalis, a Chinese traditional Yang-tonic drug. These compounds were identified as succinic acid (1), nystose (2), 1F-fructofuranosylnystose (3), inulin-type hexasaccharide (4) and heptasaccharide (5) by chemical and spectroscopic methods. All of the compounds are isolated from the species of genus Morinda for the first time.

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Supelco
Nystose, analytical standard