• S. M. Dhivya and Research Department of Botany, Vellalar College for Women (Autonomous), Thindal, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India 638012
  • K. Kalaichelvi PG and Research Department of Botany, Vellalar College for Women (Autonomous), Thindal, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India 638012


Objective:  The present study was carried out to characterize the bioactive constituents present in aerial parts of ethanolic extract of Sarcostemma brevistigma using UV-VIS and FTIR.

Methods:  FTIR spectroscopy is an established timeâ€saving method to characterize and identify functional groups.

Results:  The UV-VIS profile showed different peaks ranging from 200â€1044 nm with different absorption respectively. UV-VIS profile showed the peaks at 254.00 and 680.00 nm for flavonoid. FTIR spectra showed the peak at 3418.85 cm-1 for N-H group. FTIR analysis and UV-VIS analysis showed the presence of flavonoids and a phenolic compound. The FTIR spectra had amply evidenced the occurrence of OH group together with the Terpenoids, and Phenol. The FT-IR spectrum showed the presence of an amine (N-H), alkyl (C-H), nitrile (C≡N), halo formyl (C=O), alkenyl (C=C), hydroxyl (O-H), haloalkane (C-F), nitrates and carbonate compounds.

Conclusion:  The results confirm the fact that this plant posse’s important bioactive constituent, so further scientific investigation is needed.

Keywords: UV-Vis Spectrum, FTIR, Sarcostemma brevistigma, fingerprint and functional groups


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Dhivya, S., and K. Kalaichelvi. “UV-VISIBLE SPECTROSCOPIC AND FTIR ANALYSIS OF SARCOSTEMMA BREVISTIGMA, WIGHT. AND ARN”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 9, no. 3, May 2017, pp. 46-49, doi:10.22159/ijcpr.2017.v9i3.18890.
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