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Plant pigments (antioxidants) of medicinal plants Malva silvestris L. and Malva moschata L. (Malvaceae).

Abstract

Qualitative-quantitative structure of plant pigments in wild plants Malva silvestrs L. and Malva moschata L. (Malvaceae), which were collected in 20 locations in Sarajevo area and surroundings, was tested during spring and summer in 2003. Acetone extracts of both categories were made and rising paper-chromatography done for the purpose of qualitative analysis. Quantitative analysis was done by spectrophotometry. Chlorophyll a, chlorophyll b and xanthophylls presence was confirmed by separation of pigments from acetone extract of these plant species. Spectrophotometric analysis of acetone extracts showed these results (given in mg/L): chlorophyll a 2,386, chlorophyll b 0,332 and carrotenoides 1,037. Data given in mg/g dry substance are: chlorophyll a 1,193x10(-2), chlorophyll b 1,66x10(-3), and carrotenoides 5,185x10(-3). Pigments structure (in mg/L) in species Malva moschata is 1,6 for chlorophyll; 1,419 for chlorophyll b; and 0,364 for carrotenoides. Data given in mg/g are: chlorophyll a 8x10(-3), chlorophyll b 7,09x10(-3), and carrotenoides 1,82x10(-3). Considering that species Malva moschata L. grows on ecologically clear soils as opposed to well-known medicinal species Malva sylvestris L., and considering the production of phytomass, phytochemical structure and pharmacological influence it can be considered very medical and be given advantage over this wider spread category.

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    Lab. of Natural Products, Faculty of Pharmacy and Faculty of Science University of Sarajevo, 33-35 Zmaja od Bosne St., 71 000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. sredzic@pmf.unsa.ba

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    MeSH

    Antioxidants
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Chloroplasts
    Chromatography, Thin Layer
    Malva
    Pigments, Biological
    Plant Proteins
    Plants, Medicinal
    Spectrophotometry

    Pub Type(s)

    Comparative Study
    Journal Article

    Language

    eng

    PubMed ID

    16053456

    Citation

    Redzić, Sulejman, et al. "Plant Pigments (antioxidants) of Medicinal Plants Malva Silvestris L. and Malva Moschata L. (Malvaceae)." Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences, vol. 5, no. 2, 2005, pp. 53-8.
    Redzić S, Hodzić N, Tuka M. Plant pigments (antioxidants) of medicinal plants Malva silvestris L. and Malva moschata L. (Malvaceae). Bosn J Basic Med Sci. 2005;5(2):53-8.
    Redzić, S., Hodzić, N., & Tuka, M. (2005). Plant pigments (antioxidants) of medicinal plants Malva silvestris L. and Malva moschata L. (Malvaceae). Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences, 5(2), pp. 53-8.
    Redzić S, Hodzić N, Tuka M. Plant Pigments (antioxidants) of Medicinal Plants Malva Silvestris L. and Malva Moschata L. (Malvaceae). Bosn J Basic Med Sci. 2005;5(2):53-8. PubMed PMID: 16053456.
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    TY - JOUR T1 - Plant pigments (antioxidants) of medicinal plants Malva silvestris L. and Malva moschata L. (Malvaceae). AU - Redzić,Sulejman, AU - Hodzić,Nizama, AU - Tuka,Mijat, PY - 2005/8/2/pubmed PY - 2005/9/24/medline PY - 2005/8/2/entrez SP - 53 EP - 8 JF - Bosnian journal of basic medical sciences JO - Bosn J Basic Med Sci VL - 5 IS - 2 N2 - Qualitative-quantitative structure of plant pigments in wild plants Malva silvestrs L. and Malva moschata L. (Malvaceae), which were collected in 20 locations in Sarajevo area and surroundings, was tested during spring and summer in 2003. Acetone extracts of both categories were made and rising paper-chromatography done for the purpose of qualitative analysis. Quantitative analysis was done by spectrophotometry. Chlorophyll a, chlorophyll b and xanthophylls presence was confirmed by separation of pigments from acetone extract of these plant species. Spectrophotometric analysis of acetone extracts showed these results (given in mg/L): chlorophyll a 2,386, chlorophyll b 0,332 and carrotenoides 1,037. Data given in mg/g dry substance are: chlorophyll a 1,193x10(-2), chlorophyll b 1,66x10(-3), and carrotenoides 5,185x10(-3). Pigments structure (in mg/L) in species Malva moschata is 1,6 for chlorophyll; 1,419 for chlorophyll b; and 0,364 for carrotenoides. Data given in mg/g are: chlorophyll a 8x10(-3), chlorophyll b 7,09x10(-3), and carrotenoides 1,82x10(-3). Considering that species Malva moschata L. grows on ecologically clear soils as opposed to well-known medicinal species Malva sylvestris L., and considering the production of phytomass, phytochemical structure and pharmacological influence it can be considered very medical and be given advantage over this wider spread category. SN - 1512-8601 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/16053456/Plant_pigments__antioxidants__of_medicinal_plants_Malva_silvestris_L__and_Malva_moschata_L___Malvaceae__ L2 - https://doi.org/10.17305/bjbms.2005.3284 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -