Production of solasodine by hairy root, callus, and cell suspension cultures of Solanum aviculare Forst.

Abstract

The production of the steroidal alkaloid solasodine, an alternative to diosgenin as a precursor for the commercial production of steroid drugs, was studied in hairy root, callus, and cell suspension cultures of Solanum aviculare Forst. through manipulation of culture medium. The individual and combined effects of medium components on the growth index and… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1005974611043

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