Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal

, Volume 41, Issue 3, pp 146–148 | Cite as

Amino acid and mineral compositions of the vegetative part of Chamerion angustifolium

  • I. V. Polezhaeva
  • N. I. Polezhaeva
  • L. N. Menyailo
Medicinal Plants


The amino acid and mineral compositions of the above-ground part of narrow-leaved fireweed (Chamerion angustifolium (L.) Holub) collected in the Krasnoyarsk region have been studied. A total of 16 free amino acids was identified by HPLC, and 24 elements were detected by atomic-emission spectrometry. This plant may be recommended as a valuable source of amino acids and trace elements.


Arsenic Free Amino Acid Amino Acid Content Qualitative Composition Mineral Composition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. V. Polezhaeva
    • 1
  • N. I. Polezhaeva
    • 2
  • L. N. Menyailo
    • 1
  1. 1.Krasnoyarsk State University of Trade and EconomyKrasnoyarskRussia
  2. 2.Siberian State Technical UniversityKrasnoyarskRussia

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