PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF DIFFERENT SOLVENT EXTRACTS OF Arachis hypogaea L.

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S. SELVAKUMAR
M. RAMKRISHNA RAO
D. SHARMILA

Abstract

Arachis hypogaea L. belongs to leguminous family with a rich source of proteins and oils. It also includes, however, a part of the phytonutrients that are important in the drug industry. In this study, the various solvent extracts of different parts of the plant were tested for the presence of phytochemicals. The results revealed the presence of fats, and oils, phenol, alkaloids although the saponins, glycosides, considered negative in most of the extracts. The latest testing of phytonutrients in various parts of shelled nut plants shows that these could also be used as dietary supplements with safe impacts.

Keywords:
Arachis hypogaea, phytochemicals, phytonutrients, dietary supplements

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SELVAKUMAR, S., RAO, M. R., & SHARMILA, D. (2020). PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF DIFFERENT SOLVENT EXTRACTS OF Arachis hypogaea L. PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 20(23-24), 1345–1349. Retrieved from http://www.ikprress.org/index.php/PCBMB/article/view/4888
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