Phytochemical Profiling of Commercially Important South African Plants
  • Release Date : 01 September 2021
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 282 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128237809
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Download or read book entitled Phytochemical Profiling of Commercially Important South African Plants by author: Alvaro Viljoen which was release on 01 September 2021 and published by Academic Press with total page 282 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Phytochemical Profiling of Commercially Important South African Plants comprises a carefully selected group of plant species that are of interest to researchers as well as industry partners who would like to investigate the commercialization of these plant species. The book presents 26 botanicals which have been selected based on commercial relevance, covering their botanical description, phytochemistry (including chemical structures), HPTLC fingerprinting, HPLC and GC (the latter in the case of essential oil-bearing species). Different methods are succinctly summarized, allowing for the rapid identification of botanical raw materials and formulated consumer products. This book will be extremely valuable to researchers in the field who want to rapidly identify the constituents in these plants and for those who want to prepare formulations of the plant material for commercial application. In addition, this resource can be a valuable teaching tool in the field of pharmacognosy. Presents comprehensive chemical profiling of each species Includes fingerprints developed for non-volatile and volatile fraction Provides methods that are succinctly summarized to ensure reproducibility