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Determination of triterpene saponins in fruit of the hawthorn

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A method has been developed for the quantitative determination of triterpene saponins in the fruit of the hawthorn (haws) which is based on the formation of a complex of these compounds with tungstophosphoric acid on a sorbent with the use of the photodensitometric method. Advantages of the method are specificity, high sensitivity, and reproducibility.

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All-Union Scientific-Research Institute of Pharmacy, USSR Ministry of Health, Moscow. Translated from Khimiya Prirodnykh Soedinenii, No. 2, pp. 230–232, March–April, 1989.

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Rossiiskaya, G.I., Dyakina, M.N. & Brutko, L.I. Determination of triterpene saponins in fruit of the hawthorn. Chem Nat Compd 25, 197–199 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00598410

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  • Organic Chemistry
  • Quantitative Determination
  • Saponin
  • Triterpene Saponin
  • Tungstophosphoric Acid