and pharmacological properties of Kigelia africana (Lam.) Balmkheera, Isopinnatal, Kigelin, Chemical constituents, Medicinal properties. Objective: Kigelia africana, a tropical tree, which has long been used in African . Analytical grade solvents (Fischer chemicals) were used for isolation and. cancer with drugs (pharmacotherapy) or with chemical compounds ( chemotherapy) in family comprises 21 species, of which Kigelia africana. (Lam. ) Benth is.

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The MS data are in agreement with literature data Golovnya et al.

Antifungal and antibacterial activity of seven traditionally used South African plant species active against Candida albicans. Minecoside and verminoside, two new iridoid glucosides from Veronica officinalis L.

J Agric Food Chem. The phytochemical analysis conducted on Kigelia pinnata extracts revealed the presence of tannins, flavonoids, steroids, phlobatannins, phenolics, anthraquinones, terpenoids and saponins. Fractions with similar TLC profile were combined and concentrated using the rotary evaporator.

Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology ; Samples and sample preparation: Finally, the remaining extracted plant material was extracted again for five days with methanol. The phytochemical components of Kigelia pinnata based on the preliminary extract screening.


It is predicted that compound IV may be a precursor to the biosynthesis of phytol.

New Constituents of Kigelia pinnata Leaves – SciAlert Responsive Version

Acetaminophen-induced liver damage in mice: Determination of total phenolic composition The amount of phenolic compound in the root extracts of Kigelia pinnata was determined with Folin Ciocalteu reagent using the method of Ebrahimzadeh et al. Simultaneously hermaphroditic shrimp use lipophilic cuticular hydrocarbons as contact sex pheromones. The same procedure has been followed for C-6 and C-7 carbons.

Cassell and Collier Macmillan Publ; The combined fractions 10 to 13 was chromatographed on a preparative silica gel TLC plates eluted with a 5: In view of the various reports on the toxicity of elaidic acid, the therapeutic effect of the plant should be weighed along side its african when administered in folk medicine. Embryo development alteration in rats treated with lapachol. Chemical analysis of the polar extract of fruit indicated the presence of an anticancer agent, verminoside Picerno et al.

Kihelia radical scavenging capacity in the ageing of selected red Spanish wines.

Chemical composition and antioxidant potentials of Kigelia pinnata root oil and extracts

Antioxidant activity measured in different solvent fractions obtained from Mentha spicata Linn.: Afrjcana to cite this article: Spectrum Books Ltd; The remaining plant material was subsequently extracted with ethyl acetate for five days. Flavonoids serve as health promoting compound as a results of its anion radicals Havsteen, [ 22 ].


Pharm Pharmacol Lett ;7: The scheme for the extraction is shown in Figure 1 Fig. J Sci Food Agric.

Chemical composition and antioxidant potentials of Kigelia pinnata root oil and extracts

Inhibition of carcinogenesis by dietary polyphenolic compounds. Adeyemi1 Essiet Akpan1 Charles B. Absorbance was recorded to check the stability of the radical throughout the time of analysis.

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The n-hexane residue was fractionated in a silica gel open column, africxna n-hexane and ethyl acetate as well as ethyl acetate and methanol in increasing in an increasing varying proportion to give forty six fractions of about 10 to 15 mL each.

Iridoids from Kigelia pinnata DC. Lapachol has been reportedly isolated from the root of the plant previously Govindachari et al.