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CHARACTERIZATION OF CAMPESTEROL, STIGMASTEROL AND β-SITOSTEROL FROM VINCA ROSEA LEAVES BY GC-MS AND BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION

@inproceedings{Meshram2014CHARACTERIZATIONOC,
  title={CHARACTERIZATION OF CAMPESTEROL, STIGMASTEROL AND β-SITOSTEROL FROM VINCA ROSEA LEAVES BY GC-MS AND BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION},
  author={Gangadhar A. Meshram and Shraddha Khamkar and Ganesh S. Metangale and Tanushri S. Kulkarni},
  year={2014}
}
Vinca rosea, perennial shrub, grows throughout India. The species has long been cultivated and used for various treatments like diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure and infection. Various fractions of leaves extract of vinca rosea were evaluated to study the effect on glucoamylase, in vitro. Amongst the fractions, Petroleum ether: Chloroform (50:50) showed crystalline component and further, GCMSrevealed it comprised of campesterol, stigmasterol and β-sitoterol. It is observed that the… CONTINUE READING

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