Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2016, Page: 37-40
GC-MS Analysis of Pteleopsis suberosa Stem Bark Methanol-Chloroform Extract
David Morakinyo Sanni, Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria
Oluwasegun Victor Omotoyinbo, Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria
Received: Feb. 6, 2016;       Accepted: Mar. 11, 2016;       Published: Apr. 28, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20160403.11      View  3637      Downloads  90
The investigation was carried out to determine the possible bioactive components of the stem bark of Pteleopsis suberosa using GC-MS analysis. The chemical compositions of the methanol-chloroform (2:1 v/v) extract of the plants stem bark was investigated using GC-MS QP2010 PLUS, while the mass spectra of the compounds found in the extract was matched with the National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) library. Twelve compounds were identified; Friedelan-3-ol (23.47%) was found to be major component followed by Di-n-octyl phthalate (17.23%), 9-Octadecenoic acid (Z)- (17.80%), Diethyl Hexadecanedioate (10.55%), Glycerol-1,2-dipalmitate (8.50%), 9,12-Octadecadienoic acid (Z,Z)- (7.08%), n-Hexadecanoic acid (6.85%).
GC-MS, Pteleopsis suberosa, Ethnomedicine, Phytochemical
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David Morakinyo Sanni, Oluwasegun Victor Omotoyinbo, GC-MS Analysis of Pteleopsis suberosa Stem Bark Methanol-Chloroform Extract, Journal of Plant Sciences. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2016, pp. 37-40. doi: 10.11648/j.jps.20160403.11
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