American Potato Journal

, 56:145 | Cite as

A new procedure for the mass extraction and collection of potato glycoalkaloids

  • C. L. Achterberg
  • D. M. Clauson
  • J. A. Blease
  • E. S. Barden


A methodology for the collection of large volumes of potato glycoalkaloids from potato blossoms has been developed for use in preparative work. This new modification shortens and simplifies the laborious proceduresutilized heretofore and should prove a valuable aid for those requiring multiple gram quantities of pure glycoalkaloids for use in further research.

Key Words

Glycoalkaloids Potatoes 


Una metodología para la recolección de grandes vol’umenes de glicoalcaloides de papa, provenientes de botones florales de papa hasido desarrollada para su uso en trabajos preparativos.

Esta nueva modificación acorta y simplifica los laboriosos procedimientos hasta ahora utilizados; y debería demostrar ser una ayuda valiosa para aquellos que requieren múltiples cantidades de gramos de glicoalcaloides puros a utilizarse en investigaciones futuras.

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© Springer 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. L. Achterberg
    • 1
  • D. M. Clauson
    • 1
  • J. A. Blease
    • 1
  • E. S. Barden
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Food ScienceUniversity of Maine at Orono

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