Bibliometric Analysis of Research on Boesenbergia rotunda, Pinostrobin, and Their Derivatives: Dominance of Southeast Asian Researchers

Mohammad Rizki Fadhil Pratama, Ersanda Nurma Praditapuspa, Anita Puspa Widiyana, Dini Kesuma, Hadi Poerwono, Tri Widiandani, Marcellino Rudyanto, Siswandono Siswodihardjo

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Pinostrobin, marker compounds from Boesenbergia rotunda with various pharmacological activities, have been studied extensively, including synthesizing its derivatives, which have potent pharmacological activities. This study aims to describe research related to B. rotunda, pinostrobin, and their derivatives. Metadata information was collected from Scopus in August 2022, with three keywords searched for article titles, abstracts, and keywords. Analysis and research mapping were carried out with VOSviewer. The most widely used synonym for the plant name was “Boesenbergia rotunda”, in which Norzulaani Khalid from the University of Malaya, Malaysia, mostly reported research with the keywords “Boesenbergia rotunda”, “pinostrobin”, and “derivative”. The majority of researchers come from institutions in Southeast Asia, such as Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia. Interestingly, no Chinese researchers have reported studies on this topic. The journals and publishers that publish the most articles with these three keywords are Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters and Elsevier, respectively. This information will make it easier for researchers on this topic to find partners for collaboration and determine journals to publish their research results.

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bibliometrics; Boesenbergia rotunda; Boesenbergia pandurate; derivative; fingerroot; medicinal plant; Pinostrobin; references; Scopus; Southeast Asia.


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