Taxol on the surface of leaves and inside the needles of three species and two varieties of Taxus.

@article{Zobel1996TaxolOT,
  title={Taxol on the surface of leaves and inside the needles of three species and two varieties of Taxus.},
  author={Alicja M. Zobel and Mirosława Furmanowa and Kazimierz Glowniak and Captain F Iv Cragg},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  year={1996},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={
          287-91
        }
}
Leaves of three outside-growing Taxus species (Taxus baccata L.; T. baccava var. elegantissima; T cuspidata Sieb, et Zucc; T. media var. Hatfieldii; T media var. Hickii) and two varieties contained 26-890 μg/g of taxol (paclitaxel®), thus are substantial renewable resources for obtaining this drug. Taxol® was deposited on the surface of these needles in 0.1-1.29 μg/g which was removed with brief dipping in hot water amounting up to 0.58% of total concentration. Two other taxanes were identified… CONTINUE READING
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