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Phytochemical Examination of the Leaves of Carica papaya L.

W. F. Head, Jr. and W. M. Lauter
Economic Botany
Vol. 10, No. 3 (Jul. - Sep., 1956), pp. 258-260
Published by: Springer on behalf of New York Botanical Garden Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4287898
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Phytochemical Examination of the Leaves of Carica papaya L.
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Abstract

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.

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