Chemical constituents of the methanol extract of hairy roots of Physalis ixocarpa
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Physalis ixocarpa Brot. (synonym Physalis philadelphica Lam.) from the family Solanaceae is an annual, edible plant native to Mexico and Central America. Their fruits are a very popular diet component in those countries and southern regions of the United States, where they are used in chili sauce and dressings for tacos and enchiladas . Besides its taste value, P. ixocarpa contains biologically active substances like withanolides with cytotoxic activity  and calystegines, known as selective inhibitors of glycosidases . Extracts from this plant have been used to cure stomach disorder, for purifying blood, as an antidote against local poison, and in folk medicine to treat sore throat and fever . Chemical studies show that tropane alkaloids and flavonoids are minor secondary compounds isolated from other species of this plants besides withanolides . The chemical composition of the methanol extract of hairy roots of P. ixocarpais reported for the first time in the present...
KeywordsPDMS Polydimethylsiloxane Hairy Root Methanol Extract Solid Phase Microextraction
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