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GC-MS Analysis of Methanolic Leaf Extract from White Seed Colored Abrus precatorius L.


  • College of Agriculture, Bharuch, Navsari Agricultural University, Gujarat, India
  • M.D. Science College, Porbandar, Gujarat, India
  • Main Cotton Research Center, Surat, Navsari Agricultural University, Gujarat, India


Leaf of white seed colored Abrus precatoriuswere extracted in methanol and subjected for GCMS analysis to identify their phyto-constituents. 3-O-Methyl-d-glucose (7.153μg/ml), Ethyl α-d-glucopyranoside (0.960μg/ml), 1'H-Androst-16- eno[16,17-b]indol-3-ol, 1'-methyl-, (3-β-5 α)-(0.616μg/ml), 9, 12, 15-Octadecatrien-1-ol, (Z,Z,Z)-(0.603 μg/ml) were found significantly in the leaf of this variety. These compounds have potential antimicrobial activity, Antioxidant activity etc.


Abrus precatorious, Phytochemistry, Gas Chromatography, Fingerprinting, Solvent Extraction.

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