IDENTIFICATION OF BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS IN FLOWER OF TABERNAEMONTANA DIVARICATA (L.) USING GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY–MASS SPECTROMETRY ANALYSIS

  • KALAIMAGAL C Department of Biotechnology, Marudupandiyar College of Arts and Science, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract

Objective: Herbs are a key resource with therapeutic properties. Nowadays, there is a focus on the identification of bioactive compounds with the ability to act against various disorders.


Methods: In the present study, gas chromatography–mass spectrometry analysis was conducted to determine the occurrence of different phytochemical compounds in ethanolic flower extract of Tabernaemontana divaricata (L.).


Results: The ethanol extract of flower revealed the presence of several bioactive compounds such as n-hexadecanoic acid, squalene, Vitamin D3, Vitamin A aldehyde, desulfosinigrin, and Urs-12-en-24-oic acid, 3-oxo-, methyl ester, (+)-.


Conclusion: The perceived compounds from ethanolic extract of flower have diverse beneficial properties such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, cancer anticipatory effect, pesticide, and antiarthritic.

Keywords: Tabernaemontana divaricata (L.), Gas chromatography–mass spectrometry analysis, Bioactive compounds

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KALAIMAGAL C. “IDENTIFICATION OF BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS IN FLOWER OF TABERNAEMONTANA DIVARICATA (L.) USING GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY–MASS SPECTROMETRY ANALYSIS”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 12, no. 9, July 2019, pp. 129-32, https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ajpcr/article/view/34559.
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