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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2013)

GC-MS Analysis of N-Hexane Extract of Epaltes divaricata (L.) Cass

Author(s): Amala K*, Saraswathy A, Amerjothy S
Abstract: The investigation was carried out to determine the possible chemical components of Eplates divaricata (L.) Cass. whole plant using GC-MS analysis of N-hexane extract which led to identification of 11 compounds. Not much information available on phytochemcial components of Epaltes divaricata (L.) Cass. This is the first attempt to investigate the GC-MS analysis of n-hexane extract of this plant. The analysis revealed that this plant contains mainly n-hexadecanoic acid (Rt 22.48); 9,12-octadecadienoic acid (Z,Z) (Rt 24.67); hexacosane (Rt 31.06) observed found to be 5.06, 6.03 and 6.60% respectively. The content of hexatriacontane (Rt 32.30) was found to be 14.36%.
GC-MS chromatogram of the n-hexane extract of E. divaricate
Fig.: GC-MS chromatogram of the n-hexane extract of E. divaricate
Pages: 33-35  |  1745 Views  29 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Amala K*, Saraswathy A, Amerjothy S. GC-MS Analysis of N-Hexane Extract of Epaltes divaricata (L.) Cass. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2013;2(1):33-35.
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