Habitat-dependent variations in berberine content of Berberis asiatica Roxb. ex. DC. in Kumaon, Western Himalaya.

  title={Habitat-dependent variations in berberine content of Berberis asiatica Roxb. ex. DC. in Kumaon, Western Himalaya.},
  author={Harish Chandra Andola and Kailash Singh Gaira and Ranbeer Singh Rawal and Mohan Singh Muniyari Rawat and Indra Dutt Bhatt},
  journal={Chemistry & biodiversity},
  volume={7 2},
The variation of the berberine content in roots and stem bark of Berberis asiatica with altitude and edaphic conditions in the western Himalaya was estimated by HPLC. The comparative assessment revealed a significantly higher berberine content in roots than in stem barks. Moreover, the berberine content varied significantly with altitude and edaphic conditions both in root and stem bark samples. The populations growing at low altitude contained significantly more berberine than the ones growing… CONTINUE READING
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