Analytical Assessments of Bioactive Compounds
1. Influence of different solvent polarities on the phenolics, flavonoids and antioxidant properties of the fruit of Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich

Babatunde Joseph Oso; Oyedotun Oyeleke; Olaniyi Soetan

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 97-102

Abstract
  The aim of the present study was to evaluate the influence of different solvents with different polarities on the antioxidant properties of the fruit of Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich. The phenolics and flavonoids in the extracts were quantified through colorimetric tests, while the in vitro antioxidant ...  Read More

Influence of different solvent polarities on the phenolics, flavonoids and antioxidant properties of the fruit of <i>Xylopia aethiopica</i> (Dunal) A. Rich


Analytical Assessments of Bioactive Compounds
2. Extraction, purification, characterization and antioxidant activities of heat-resistance phenolic compounds from lemon pulp

Yasar Ipek; Tevfik Ozen; Ibrahim Demirtas

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 199-206

Abstract
  Lemon as a citrus species is widely cultivated in the Mediterranean region, Turkey. The lemon pulp has been characterized as a rich source of phenolic and flavonoid compounds, phenolic acid as well as novel coumarin derivatives. It is usually obtained within the juice production in the food industries. ...  Read More

Extraction, purification, characterization and antioxidant activities of heat-resistance phenolic compounds from lemon pulp


Analytical Assessments of Bioactive Compounds
3. Quantification of β-carotene, aucubin content, their associations and contribution to other economic traits in Plantago germplasm

Sougata Sarkar; Raj Kishori Lal; Ram Kishor Verma

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 215-226

Abstract
  Plant secondary metabolites have innumerable benefits in regard to human health. From the available 106 divergent lines of five Plantago species, a screening program was conducted to explore putative lines having best resources of aucubin and β-carotene. HPLC results indicated that seeds of selection ...  Read More

Quantification of β-carotene, aucubin content, their associations and contribution to other economic traits in <i>Plantago</i> germplasm


Analytical Assessments of Bioactive Compounds
4. Phytochemical characteristics of Galeopsis ladanum subsp. angustifolia (Ehrh. ex Hoffm.) Gaudin collected in Abruzzo region (Central Italy) with chemotaxonomic and ethnopharmacological implications

Claudio Frezza; Alessandro Venditti; Ilaria Serafini; Alessandra Carassiti; Sebastiano Foddai; Armandodoriano Bianco; Mauro Serafini

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 61-68

Abstract
  In this work, a phytochemical analysis on the total aerial parts of Galeopsis ladanum subsp. angustifolia (Ehrh. ex Hoffm.) Gaudin collected in Abruzzo region (Central Italy) has been reported. Nine compounds were identified belonging to five different classes of natural compounds. Additional chemotaxonomic ...  Read More

Phytochemical characteristics of <i>Galeopsis ladanum</i> subsp. <i>angustifolia</i> (Ehrh. ex Hoffm.) Gaudin collected in Abruzzo region (Central Italy) with chemotaxonomic and ethnopharmacological implications


Analytical Assessments of Bioactive Compounds
5. Computer-aided phytochemical research

Satyajit D. Sarker; Lutfun Nahar

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 1-2

Abstract
  Nowadays computation or computational aspects are present almost in everything we do. Over the last couple of decades, the advancement in computer science and their applications in our everyday life has simply been phenomenal, and has impacted positively on how we carry out research. Chemistry has already ...  Read More

Phytochemistry
6. Bioactivity of essential oil from Hertia cheirifolia L. flowers in the control of bacteria

Kaouther Majouli; Abderraouf Kenani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 23-26

Abstract
  To date, numerous studies have demonstrated beneficial properties of essential oils in the prevention and treatment of a variety of diseases. The current report evaluated, in vitro, the antibacterial activity of essential oil from the flowers of Hertia cheirifolia L. This oil was obtained by hydrodistillation ...  Read More

Bioactivity of essential oil from <i>Hertia cheirifolia</i> L. flowers in the control of bacteria


Phytochemistry
7. Chemical composition of the essential oil, total phenolic contents and antioxidant activity of Vitex pseudo-negundo seeds collected from northeastern Iran

Hashem Akhlaghi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 27-32

Abstract
  In this study, the essential oils obtained by hydrodistillation of the seeds of Vitex pseudo-negundo (Verbenaceae), growing wild in Sabzevar, Khorasan Razavi Province (Iran), were analyzed by GC and GC/MS. The mean yield of total volatile oils was 0.8% (w/w). Thirty seven compounds representing 92.4% ...  Read More