A Comprehensive Review on the Phytoconstituents from Six Species of the Genus Amaranthus

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  • Mohammad Musarraf Hussain Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Life and Earth Sciences, Jagannath University, Dhaka-1100, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bpj.v22i1.40083

Keywords:

Amaranthus, Sesquiterpenes, Glucosides, Prenylpropanoids, Phenolics, Triterpnoids, Saponins, Fatty acids, Flavonoids.

Abstract

The objective of this review is to consider the phytoconstituents from six species under the genus Amaranthus (A. retroflexus, A. spinosus, A. viridis, A. caudatus, A. hypocondriacus and A. tricolor). A total of sixty five (1-65) phytoconstituents with chemical structures have been reported in this study. A. retroflexus consists of high number of reported phytoconstituents.

Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal 22(1): 117-124, 2019

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2019-01-31

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Hussain, M. M. (2019). A Comprehensive Review on the Phytoconstituents from Six Species of the Genus Amaranthus. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal, 22(1), 117–124. https://doi.org/10.3329/bpj.v22i1.40083

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