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Caragana sinica

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Caragana sinica

Caragana sinica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Caragana
Species: C. sinica
Binomial name
Caragana sinica
(Buc'hoz) Rehder

Caragana sinica (Chinese 金鵲根 : Jīn què-gēn) is a species belonging to the genus Caragana.

Caragana sinica is known to produce the stilbenoid trimers α-viniferin, showing acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity, and miyabenol C, a protein kinase C inhibitor[1] and two stilbene tetramers kobophenol A, and carasinol B.[2]


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