Isolation and Characterization of Indole-3-methylethanoate from Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntz. and its biological activity

  • Published : 1997.12.01


Indole-3-methylethanoate was isolated for the first time form natural source i.e. from the leaves of Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntz and fully characterized by physical and chemical evidence, the biological activity of the compound was studied by wheat coleoptile bioassay which showed growth promoting activity.