A simple and rapid method for selection of high diosgenin yielding clones ofDioscorea deltoidea callus
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Antimony pentachloride has been used to detect high diosgenin producing callus and cell clones ofDioscorea deltcidea grownin vitro. Using this method high yielding cultures, with a potential to produce up to 1.86% diosgenin, were selected.
KeywordsDiosgenin Tropane Tropane Alkaloid Central Food Technological Research Institute Antimony Pentachloride
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