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Preliminary Analysis of Capsicum Annuum L. Extracts

Felicia Ciulu-Costinescu(1), J. Neamtu(1), Mariana Popescu(1), L. Chirigiu(1), Andreea Simionescu(2), Maria-Viorica Bubulică(1), IONELA BELU(1)

(1)Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, (2)Faculty of Exact Sciencies, Departament of Chemistry, University of Craiova

    Abstract: The aim of this study was to investigate Capsicum Annuum L. ultrasonicated extracts and dry powder. The percentage of water, dry matter and ash were determined. FT-IR analysis confirmed the presence of important classes of secondary metabolites in the extracts and by GC-MS a large number of important pharmaceutical compounds were identified, including capsaicin.
    Keywords: capsaicin, FT-IR analysis, GC-MS, Capsicum Annuum

DOI 10.12865/CHSJ.41.04.04

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