A study of a culture of stem tissue ofRauwolfia serpentina


The air-dry biomass was extracted with an organic solvent, the latter was distilled off, and the residue was dissolved in methanol. The methanol-insoluble residue was dissolved in chloroform. The chloroform-insoluble fraction dissolved readily in water and crystallized from aqueous ethanol in the form of colorless crystals with mp 324-327°C. The substance… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00566196