DOI: 10.21276/ajptr
Wed, 17 Oct 2018

LC-ESI-MS Determination of Bioactive Components from the aerial parts of Stephania Wightii (Arn.) Dunn (Menispermaceae) - an Endemic Medicinal plant from Western Ghats, Kerala, India.


Uthaman Danya1*, Madathupatti Ramanathan Udhayasankar1, David Punitha2, Pandancode chandran Sajitha1, Karupannan Arumugasamy1.

1. Research Department of Botany, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.

2. Department of Botany, Providence College for Women, Coonoor, The Nilgiris, Tamilnadu, India



The present investigation was carried out for phytochemical profile from aerial parts of methanolic extracts of Stephania wightii by using Liquid Chromatography-Electronic Spray Ionization-Mass spectrometry (LC-ESI-MS). The results confirmed the presence of eighteen compounds in the crude extract and the pharmacological activities of the identified compounds were listed. The presence of various bioactive compounds justifies the use of the whole plant for various ailments by traditional practitioners.

Keywords: Liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, Stephania wightii, aerial parts and bioactive compounds



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