ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF STEROIDS FROM DIFFERENT PARTS OF PROSOPIS JULIFLORA


Khandelwal Preeti, Sharma R. A., Agarwal Mala

Abstract


Objective: The present study was carried out to investigate the steroid content present in the leaves, stem, pods and callus of Prosopis juliflora.

Methods: The method of Tomita et al., was used for isolation of steroids. The structure of the isolated compound was established on the basis of physical and chemical test and spectroscopic evidence (TLC, IR and GC-MS).

Results: The study concluded that a single type of steroid Diosgenin was found in the selected plant species.

Conclusion: Diosgenin is an important steroidal metabolite used as a starting material for the synthesis of steroidal drugs, as it exhibits estrogenic activity.


Keywords


Prosopis juliflora, GC-MS, Steroids, Diosgenin, Thin Layer Chromatography

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Title

ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF STEROIDS FROM DIFFERENT PARTS OF PROSOPIS JULIFLORA

Keywords

Prosopis juliflora, GC-MS, Steroids, Diosgenin, Thin Layer Chromatography

DOI

10.22159/ijcpr.2017.v9i3.18896

Date

05-05-2017

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International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 9, Issue 3, 2017 Page: 54-57

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0975-7066

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Authors & Affiliations

Khandelwal Preeti
Dept. of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Sharma R. A.
Dept. of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Agarwal Mala
Dept. of Botany, B. B. D. Government P. G. College, Chimanpura (Shahpura), Jaipur, Rajasthan, India


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