Tropical Plant Research

Tropical Plant Research

An International Journal by Society for Tropical Plant Research

ISSN (E): 2349-1183 ISSN (P): 2349-9265
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2017, VOLUME 4 ISSUE 3Pages: 401-404

Phytochemistry and total phenolic content of methanol extract of Pometia pinata J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.fruit flesh from Papua, Indonesia

Candra Irawan, Hanafi, Lilis Sulistiawaty* and Henny Rochaeni
*Departement of Analytical Chemistry Polytechnic of AKA Bogor, Bogor-16158, Indonesia
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Abstract:
The Pometia pinnata fruit flesh from Papua, Indonesia is widely used in traditional medicine has been extracted. The extraction has used the solvent of methanol, ethyl acetate, and n-hexane. The yield of extraction in methanol, ethyl acetate, and n-hexane were 21.65%, 2.92% and 0.91%. Qualitative analysis of phytochemical constituents in methanol were tannins, phenolic and steroid, more complete contents of secondary metabolite, compared to those of n-hexane and ethyl acetate extracts. Quantitative analysis for total phenolic compound was 393.38±0.28 mg gallic acid equivalent (GAE.g-1).
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