Daulat Singh, Santosh K. Sharma, Priyanka Sharma, Ramavtaar Sharma
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Daulat Singh1, Santosh K. Sharma1*, Priyanka Sharma2 and Ramavtaar Sharma1
1Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur-302055, India
2Ultra International Limited, Shibabad, Ghaziabad, India
Volume - 7,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2014
Cassia species have been of keen interest in phytochemical and pharmacological research due to their excellent medicinal values The present investigation shows that the four phytosterols were quantified in selected Cassia species. The higher levels of ?-sitosterol (total) was found in C. renigera (0.73 mg/gdw) with the maximum, concentration in pods (0.23 mg/gdw) and minimum level was measured in C. pumila (0.08 mg/gdw; roots). Similarly maximum concentration of lanolsterol (total) was observed in C. renigera (1.00 mg/gdw) with the maximum levels in pods (0.38 mg/gdw; C. renigera), and minimum in C. nodosa (0.05 mg/gdw; roots). The higher levels of total compesterol was measured in C. pumila (0.77 mg/gdw) and minimum levels was measured in C. renigera (0.46 mg/gdw). Total levels of stigmasterol was measured in higher concentration in C. pumila (0.83 mg/gdw) with the maximum levels in pods (0.20 mg/gdw; C. nodosa). But minimum concentration was measured in stem (0.05 mg/gdw; C. nodosa).
Cite this article:
Daulat Singh, Santosh K. Sharma, Priyanka Sharma, Ramavtaar Sharma. A Comparative Study of Isolated Phytosteroles from Different Plant Parts of Selected Cassia Species. Asian J. Research Chem. 7(2): February 2014; Page 171-175.