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Research Progress of Chemical Constituents of Ginkgo biloba Linn. Leaves and Their Application

CHEN Xi-juan, WANG Cheng-zhang, YE Jian-zhong   

  1. Institute of Chemical Industry of Forest Products, CAF;Key and Open Lab.on Forest Chemical Engineering, SFA, Nanjing 210042, China
  • Received:2007-11-15 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2008-07-30 Published:2008-07-30

Abstract: Ginkgo biloba Linn. extract(GBE) is widely used in food,health products, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals,which is the hotspot of the development and utilization in the domestic and international areas. This paper focuses on the developmental situation of G. biloba,the chemical structure,pharmacological effect and clinical application of the active compounds such as flavonoids,terpenelactones,polyprenols and polysaccharide, which have provided a basis for the overall utilization of the Ginkgo's active constituents.

Key words: Ginkgo biloba Linn., flavonoids, bio-activity, chemical structure

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