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A contribution to the phytochemical survey of Peninsular Malaysia


Rahmani, Mawardi and Kiew, Ruth and Lajis, Md Nordin and Othman, Rahim and Toai, Robert F. (1985) A contribution to the phytochemical survey of Peninsular Malaysia. Pertanika, 8 (3). pp. 347-357. ISSN 0126-6128


Specimens of 216 plants representing 150 genera and 50 families were collected from four areas in the western and central parts of Peninsular Malaysia. The leaves ofeach species were screened for alkaloids, steroids and triterpenes, and for saponins. 28 specz'es (13%) gave a positive test for alkaloids, 86 (40%) for saponins and 55 (25%) for triterpeneslsteroids.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Science
Publisher: Universiti Pertanian Malaysia
Keywords: Phytochemical screening; Alkaloid; Triterpene/steroids; Saponin survey of Malaysian plants
Depositing User: Nur Izzati Mohd Zaki
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2009 01:37
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2015 06:30
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/2255
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