GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY-MASS SPECTROSCOPY ANALYSIS OF PHYTOCHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF METHANOLIC EXTRACT OF NEEDLES OF PINUS WALLICHIANA

Authors

  • SWATI JOSHI
  • NISHANT RAI
  • Navin Kumar Department of Biotechnology, Graphic Era University. Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Abstract

ABSTRACT
Objective: To investigate the phytoconstituents of methanolic extracts of a conifer Pinus wallichiana using gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy
(GC-MS), which is famous for its timber quality, resins and oils.
Methods: The present investigation was carried out to determine the possible chemical constituents present in the methanolic extracts in the needles
of P. wallichiana.
Results: The result of the GC-MS confirmed the presence of 38 compounds. Momeinositol (43.27%), 9, 12-octadecanoic acid, 2 (12.52%) pentadecanoic
acid (4.12%) and dibutyl phthalate (3.34%) were the major compound found through the GC-MS analysis.
Conclusion: The presence of various compounds in the methanolic extract of P. wallichiana confirms its relevance not only for pharmaceutical
purpose but for various industrial purposes too.
Keywords: Pinus wallichiana, Gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy (GC-MS), Gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy of plant extract, Gas
chromatography-mass spectroscopy of conifer, Gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy profiling.

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Published

2016-03-01

How to Cite

JOSHI, S. ., N. . RAI, and N. Kumar. “GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY-MASS SPECTROSCOPY ANALYSIS OF PHYTOCHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF METHANOLIC EXTRACT OF NEEDLES OF PINUS WALLICHIANA”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 9, no. 2, Mar. 2016, pp. 55-57, https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ajpcr/article/view/8856.

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