Short Communication | Volume: 2 Issue: 8, August 2012

GC-MS determination of bioactive components of Canscora perfoliata Lam. (Gentianaceae)

Thanga Krishna Kumari S. Muthukumarasamy S. Mohan VR   

Open Access    DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2012.2837


In the present study, the bioactive components of Canscora perfoliata whole plant have been evaluated using GC-MS. The chemical compounds of the ethanol extract of Canscora perfoliata Lam. were investigated using Perkin-Elmer Gas chromatography-Mass spectrometry. GC-MS analysis of ethanol extracts of Canscora perfoliata revealed the existence of seventeen compounds. This is the first report of identification of active constituents from the whole plant of Canscora perfoliata Lam.

Keyword:     GC-MS analysis Canscora perfoliata Lam. Squalene.

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