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Phytochemical Examination of the Leaves of Carica papaya L.
W. F. Head, Jr. and W. M. Lauter
Vol. 10, No. 3 (Jul. - Sep., 1956), pp. 258-260
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4287898
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Routine crude drug assays and tests for steroidal saponins, flavonols, tannins, phenols, organic acids, unsaturated sterols and alkaloids have been made on the leaves of Carica papaya L. The alkaloid, carpaine, was isolated and identified.
Economic Botany © 1956 New York Botanical Garden Press