Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/31486
Title: Camptothecine and methoxy camptothecine from callus cultures of Miquelia dentata Bedd.— A rare plant of the Western Ghats of India
Authors: Thriveni, H N
Ravikanth, G
Vasudeva, R
Ganeshaiah, K N
Shaanker, R Uma
Keywords: Callus culture;Camptothecine (CPT);Methoxy camptothecine (MCPT);Miquelia dentata;Icacinaceae
Issue Date: 11-May-2015
Abstract: Miquelia dentata Bedd. (Family: Icacianceae) is a small climbing shrub producing anti-cancer alkaloid, camptothecine (CPT). The plant occurs sparsely in the southern parts of the forest of Western Ghats, India. Callus cultures of the plant were established using leaf explants on Murashige and Skoog medium supplemented with several plant growth regulators. The highest callus growth was obtained in the medium with 1.0 mg/L each of indole butyric acid (IBA) and benzyl adenine purine (BAP). The calli cultures produced CPT (5.4 µg/mg of the dry wt) and traces of methoxy camptothecine (MCPT).
Page(s): 123-126
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/31486
ISSN: 0975-0967 (Online); 0972-5849 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJBT Vol.14(1) [January 2015]

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
IJBT 14(1) 123-126_Suppl Data.pdfSupplementary Data66.57 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
IJBT 14(1) 123-126.pdfMain Article88.17 kBAdobe PDFView/Open


Items in NOPR are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.