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Identification of some alkaloids in datura stramonium (Saikaran, Jimson weed)

Ibrahim, Fatima Babiker Dafa-Alla and Mirghani, Mohamed Elwathig Saeed and Kabbashi, Nassereldeen Ahmed and Jamal, Parveen (2016) Identification of some alkaloids in datura stramonium (Saikaran, Jimson weed). In: 4th International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering 2016 (ICBioE 2016), 25th-27th July 2016, Kuala Lumpur.

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This study aims at investigating the presence of alkaloids and other chemical constituents in Datura stramonium (Saikaran, Jimson weed). All parts of the plant were dried, crushed and then underwent extraction by soxhlet and maceration methods. The solvents used in these methods were normal hexane (nonpolar) and ethanol (polar). TLC and FTIR techniques were used to analysed the chemical components of jimson weed. The results showed the presence of hyoscine in all plant parts while atropine in the seeds only. The best separation was found to be when the solvent system was acetone: water: ammonia (90:07:03). Maceration method is the best procedure for extraction, in addition, it is cheap.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 4971/51775 (ISBN: 978-983-42978-8-6)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Datura stramonium; seeds; TLC; FTIR; atropine; hyoscine
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP248.13 Biotechnology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: A Prof Elwathig Mirghani
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2016 10:01
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2018 16:34
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/51775

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