BEE PROPOLIS (BEE’S GLUE): A PHYTOCHEMISTRY REVIEW


Adil F. Wali, Ahlam Mushtaq, Muneeb U. Rehman, Seema Akbar, Mubashir Hussain Masoodi

Abstract


Propolis, also called ‘Bee glue’, is resinous material collected by Bees from flowers, buds, and exudates of plants. Literature survey were conducted using different electronic databases, like PubMed, Scifinder, and Indian scientific database. The phytoconstituents composition in the Bee Propolis varies and depends upon the flora in the location; more than 500 compounds have been isolated and identified till now. They belong to such assorted chemical classes as polyphenols like, phenylpropanoids, chalcone, terpenenes, lignans, coumarins, aromatic acids and their esters. This current review is an attempt to compile data, which will give information of constituents present in Propolis.


Keywords


Propolis, Pinobanksin 3-acetate, Phytochemistry, Mummifying corpses

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BEE PROPOLIS (BEE’S GLUE): A PHYTOCHEMISTRY REVIEW

Keywords

Propolis, Pinobanksin 3-acetate, Phytochemistry, Mummifying corpses

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10.22159/10.22159/jcr.2017v4i4.20135

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01-08-2017

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Journal of Critical Reviews
Vol 4, Issue 4 (July-Aug), 2017 Page: 9-13

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Adil F. Wali
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, RAKCOPS, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University, RAS Al-Khaimah 11172, U.A.E
India

Ahlam Mushtaq
Department of Biochemistry, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190006, India
India

Muneeb U. Rehman
Department of Biochemistry, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir 190006, India
India

Seema Akbar
Research Institute of Unani Medicine, University of Kashmir Campus, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190006, India
India

Mubashir Hussain Masoodi
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190006, India
India


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