J Integr Plant Biol. ›› 1996, Vol. 38 ›› Issue (4): -.

• Research Articles •    

The Prospect and Current Studies on the Limonoids in Citrus

Cai Hu-hua and Hashinaga Fumio   

Abstract: Limonoids are a group of triterpenoids found in Rutaceae and Meliaceae. Limonoids of citrus are excellent physiologically active compounds. In this paper, we report the biochemical study and biological recovery of limonoids in citrus fruits.

Key words: Citrus, Limonoid, Limonin

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