A REVIEW ON URSOLIC ACID: A NATURALLY OBTAINED PENTACYCLIC TRITERPENE

Authors

  • NARGEES SHAIKH Department of Pharmaceutics, H. K. College of Pharmacy, Oshiwara, Mumbai, India
  • GAURANG SAWANT Department of Pharmaceutics, H. K. College of Pharmacy, Oshiwara, Mumbai, India https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8984-2148
  • NIKHIL DIXIT Department of Pharmaceutics, H. K. College of Pharmacy, Oshiwara, Mumbai, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22159/ijpps.2021v13i6.41106

Keywords:

Natural, Traditional, Triterpene, Ursolic acid

Abstract

Natural products derived from plants have been used for decades in traditional medicine. Many classes of compounds exist in plants such as saponins, alkaloids, anti-oxidants, etc. Pentacyclic triterpenes are also one of the compounds occurring in plants. In this class Ursolic acid is a well-recognized compound that is available from various sources like seeds as well as fruits and possess many types of activities and is a bright contender for developing novel treatment approaches for treating diseases.

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Published

2021-06-01

How to Cite

SHAIKH, N., G. SAWANT, and N. DIXIT. “A REVIEW ON URSOLIC ACID: A NATURALLY OBTAINED PENTACYCLIC TRITERPENE”. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 13, no. 6, June 2021, pp. 1-5, doi:10.22159/ijpps.2021v13i6.41106.

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