Dioscorine content in Dioscorea hispida dried tubers in Thailand by TLC-densitometry and TLC image analysis

@inproceedings{Sasiwatpaisit2014DioscorineCI,
  title={Dioscorine content in Dioscorea hispida dried tubers in Thailand by TLC-densitometry and TLC image analysis},
  author={Nonglapat Sasiwatpaisit and Worathat Thitikornpong and Chanida Palanuvej and Nijsiri Ruangrungsi},
  year={2014}
}
Dioscorea hispida Dennst. (Dioscoreaceae) is a valu able source of edible starch. Its dried tuber has b een used as a crude drug in Thai remedy named Thoraneesanthakhat. It has traditionally been used to treat constipati on. D. hispida contains neurotoxic dioscorine, an isoquinuclidine alkaloid causes nervous system paralyze. Even thoug h there are… CONTINUE READING