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IJSTR >> Volume 4 - Issue 12, December 2015 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Isolation And Purification Of Flavonoids From The Leaves Of Locally Produced Carica Papaya

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Yahaya Mobmi Musa



Key word: Extraction, Isolation, Phytochemical screening, Purification, Flavonoids, Carica papaya



ABSTRACT: The leaves of Carica papaya (150g) was defatted with N-Hexane and extracted with Methanol. The N-Hexane exract showed the presence of Flavonoid, Saponin, Tannin, Glycoside, Anthraquinone, Resin and Steroid while Methanolic extract showed the presence of Flavonoid, Saponin and Resins. 6g of the Methanolic extract was chromatographed using Column chromatography over Silica gel of column (200g:60-200 mesh) and eluted with the solvent mixture of CH2Cl2/CH3OH /H2O in the ratio of (70:30:1). The yield of the isolated Flavonoid was 0.23%.



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