Isolation of aristolochic acid in aristolochia maurorum (aristolochiaceae)

A. Kery, A. A. Askari, K. A. Sharefi

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The isolation from Aristolochia maurorum of aristolochic acid is reported, which was identified by mp., UV, IR, NMR and MS. From the quantitative data obtained by direct TLC determination of aristolochic acid in the different plant parts it was concluded that the root and the seed are good sources, containing 0.24 and 0.21% respectively (dried plant material) of aristolochic acid and support the traditional use of this plant.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-143
Number of pages3
JournalPharmaceutical Biology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine

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