JASMI  Vol.2 No.1 , March 2012
Contribution to the Study of Phytosterols and Phenolics from the Barks and Leaves of the Trichilia Catigua A. Juss., Meliaceae
ABSTRACT
Trichilia catigua is a Brazilian native species known as "catuaba”. This study investigated the chromatographic features hydroalcoholic extracts that were obtained by different techniques, from barks and leaves. The chromatographic analysis has demonstrated the presence of chlorogenic acid, epicathechin and cathechin, as well as the presence of β-sitosterol and stigmasterol in both analyzed plant parts. The best results were those when it was used turbo-extraction, extraction using Soxhlet apparatus and ethanol 50%.

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J. Boquett Lagos, C. Alberto Bruel Gemin, J. de Fátima Gaspari Dias, M. Dallarmi Miguel, R. Campos, J. Luiz de Souza Carvalho, M. do Rocio Duarte and O. Gomes Miguel, "Contribution to the Study of Phytosterols and Phenolics from the Barks and Leaves of the Trichilia Catigua A. Juss., Meliaceae," Journal of Analytical Sciences, Methods and Instrumentation, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 37-41. doi: 10.4236/jasmi.2012.21008.
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