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Chromatographia

, Volume 33, Issue 7–8, pp 369–373 | Cite as

Determination of flavonoids, flavonoid glycosides and biflavonoids inOlea europaea L. Leaves

  • D. Heimler
  • A. Pieroni
  • M. Tattini
  • A. Cimato
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Summary

The flavonoid content of olive leaves was studied by a method based on thin-layer chromatography and recording UV spectra directly on the layer. Three flavonoid glycosides, quercitrin, rutin and luteolin-7-glycoside, one flavonoid aglycone, luteolin, and chlorogenic acid were found in olive leaves. Three compounds with a biflavonoid-type sructure have been characterized. Ten cultivars were investigated in order to indicate qualitative and quantitative differences.

Key Words

Thin-layer chromatography Olive leaves Flavonoids, flavonoid glycosides and biflavonoids Quantitative determination 

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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Heimler
    • 1
  • A. Pieroni
    • 1
  • M. Tattini
    • 2
  • A. Cimato
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienza del Suolo e Nutrizione della PiantaUniversita degli Studi di FirenzeFirenzeItaly
  2. 2.Istituto sulla Propagazione delle Specie LegnoseConsiglio Nazionale delle RicercheFirenzeItaly

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