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2011 (Vol. 3, Issue: 1)
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Isolation and Structure Elucidation of Phenolic Compounds of Carob Leaves Grown in Egypt

O.A. Eldahshan
Corresponding Author:  Omayma A. El Dhashan 

Key words:  Aqueous ethanolic extract, carob leaves, Ceratonia ciliqua, phenolics, , ,
Vol. 3 , (1): 52-55
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2010 October, 28 2010 December, 02 2011 January, 15

Carob leaves (Ceratonia siliqua L.), grown in Egypt have not fully identified in Egypt. Therefore, eight major phenolic compounds were isolated from the aqueous ethanolic extract using different methods of chromatography; gallic acid, quercetin 3-O-4C1-B-D-glucoside (Isoquercetin), Kaempferol 3-O-1C4-α-Lrhamnoside (Afzelin), Quercetin 3-O-1C4-α-L-rhamnoside (Quercitrin), 1,2,6 tri-O-galloyl-B-D-4C1- glucopyranose, (-)-Epigallocatechin-3-O-gallate, kaempferol and quercetin. Their structures established by conventional methods of analysis. This is the first phytochemical study of polyphenolic content of carob leaves grown in Egypt.
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O.A. Eldahshan, 2011. Isolation and Structure Elucidation of Phenolic Compounds of Carob Leaves Grown in Egypt.  Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 3(1): 52-55.
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