Studies on (−)-cathinone formation in micropropagated plants and tissue cultures of Catha edulis (Khat)

@inproceedings{Eldomiaty1994StudiesO,
  title={Studies on (−)-cathinone formation in micropropagated plants and tissue cultures of Catha edulis (Khat)},
  author={M. M. El-domiaty and H. M. Elhag and Farouk S. El-Feraly and I. A. Al-meshal and Mahmoud M. El-Olemy},
  year={1994}
}
AbstractA highly sensitive HPLC method (minimum detection limit 150 ng) is reported for the determination of (-)-cathinone in micropropagated plants and in tissue cultures of Catha edulis (khat). Callus was initiated from leaves or shoot tips of khat on MS media containing either IB A (indolebutyric acid) or NAA (naphthalene acetic acid). Callus growth was best obtained in the light on media containing 3.0 mg/1 IBA or NAA. The inclusion of 1.0 g/1 of PVP in the medium was found necessary to… Expand
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