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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 5, Issue 6 (2016)

Near infrared spectroscopy of Cicer arietinum L., seeds

Author(s):

Darakhshan Masroor, Rafi Akhtar Sultan, Salman Ahmed and Muhammad Mohtasheemul Hasan

Abstract:
NIRS is an advance, fast, reliable and non-destructive technique extensively used in chemical, food, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries for rapid and reliable standardization. NIRS of Cicer arietinum L. Desi and Kabuli variety seed flours was performed for qualitative evaluation of secondary metabolites. The major suggested compounds in Cicer arietinum Desi and Kabuli variety were found as adenine, biochanin-A, biochanin-B, biochannin A 7-O- β -D-glucoside, calycosin, cerebroside, choline, ciceritol, citric acid, diadzein, fructose, garbanzol, genistein, glucose, inositol, isoliquiritigen, liquiritigenin, methyl tetracosanoate, ononin, pyrimidine, saccharose, sissotrin, stigmasterol, trifolirhizin. β- amyrin and β-sitosterol. The presence of these compounds justifies the use of Cicer arietinum as nutritional food and tonic.

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How to cite this article:
Darakhshan Masroor, Rafi Akhtar Sultan, Salman Ahmed and Muhammad Mohtasheemul Hasan. Near infrared spectroscopy of Cicer arietinum L., seeds. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2016;5(6):182-184.

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