METHOD DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION FOR ESTIMATION OF CURCUMIN AND PIPERINE BY RP-HPLC

  • Ramya Kuber B. Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology, Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati-517502.

Abstract

Objective: To develop a simple, sensitive, specific, accurate reverse phase high performance liquid chromatographic (RP-HPLC) method for the estimation of curcumin and piperine.

Methods: The separation was done using a column Inertsil–ODS C18 (250 mm × 4.6 mm, 5µ particle size) and mobile phase composed of methanol: water (45:55 v/v), flow rate at 1 ml/min and detection was carried out at 282 nm with photodiode array (PDA) detector.

Results: The separation of curcumin and piperine were found to be at the retention time of 2.433 min and 3.095 min, respectively. The method was found to be linear at a concentration range 20-80 µg/ml for curcumin and piperine. The limit of detection (LOD) and limit of quantification (LOQ) was found to be 0.05µg/ml and 0.17µg/ml for curcumin and 0.18µg/ml and 0.53µg/ml for piperine respectively. The average percentage recoveries of curcumin and piperine were in the range of 98-100.6%.

Conclusion: A simple and sensitive reverse phase high performance liquid chromatographic method was developed for the estimation of curcumin and piperine.

Keywords: Method development, Method validation, RP-HPLC, Curcumin, Piperine

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B., R. K. (2019). METHOD DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION FOR ESTIMATION OF CURCUMIN AND PIPERINE BY RP-HPLC. International Journal of Applied Pharmaceutics, 11(1), 216-221. https://doi.org/10.22159/ijap.2019v11i1.29971
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