PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF ARTABOTRYS CRASSIFOLIUS HOOK.F. & THOMSON (ANNONACEAE JUSS.)


Kok Kwan Tan, Teng Jin Khoo, Christophe Wiart

Abstract


Objective: The aim of the present study was to determine the phytochemical constituents of Artabotrys crassifolius.

 

Methods: The leaves and barks of Artabotrys crassifolius were extracted sequentially with hexane, chloroform and ethanol. The corresponding crude extracts obtained were then subjected to phytochemical screening.

 

Results: The phytochemical analysis of crude extracts of Artabotrys crassifolius demonstrated the presence of alkaloids, cardiac glycosides, flavonoids, phenolic compounds, saponins and terpenoids.

 

Conclusion: The chemical profile of these crude extracts can serve as a useful reference for further investigations in pharmacological activities of Artabotrys crassifolius.

Keywords

Phytochemical analysis, Artabotrys crassifolius, Annonaceae


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PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF ARTABOTRYS CRASSIFOLIUS HOOK.F. & THOMSON (ANNONACEAE JUSS.)

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01-07-2013

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Innovare Journal of Ayurvedic Sciences
Vol 1 Issue 2 2013 (July-September) Page: 14-17

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Kok Kwan Tan
Malaysia

Teng Jin Khoo
Malaysia

Christophe Wiart
Malaysia


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