Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

CHARACTERIZATION OF PHENOLIC ACIDS AND FLAVONOIDS IN ETHYL ACETATE FRACTION OF ASTER GLEHNI

Joint Event on International Conference on PHARMACEUTICS AND NOVEL DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS & 19th International Conference on CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR MEDICINE & 19th Annual Congress on PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
October 19-20 , 2018 | Tokyo , Japan

Kisok Kim

Keimyung University, Republic of Korea

Posters & Accepted Abstracts : Asian J Biomed Pharmaceut Sci

DOI: 10.4066/2249-622X-C3-009

Abstract:

Aster glehni is widely distributed in Korea. However, detailed information on phenolic compounds of this plant are lacking. We identified phenolic acids and flavonoids in an ethyl acetate extract of Aster glehni. Phytochemicals were extracted from leaves into methanol, and an ethyl acetate extract was subsequently prepared. Phenolic acids and flavonoids were identified via gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) and liquid chromatography- tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS), respectively. Caffeic, ρ-coumaric acid, protocatechuic acid, 4-hydroxybenzoic acid, and salicylic acid were the major phenolic acids, and the levels of astragalin, hyperoside, kaempferol, and rutin were the highest among the 9 identified flavonoids. These results suggest that the ethyl acetate fraction of Aster glehni leaves may exhibit significant antioxidant and health-promoting activity, which is attributable to the high levels of phenolic acids and flavonoids.

Biography:

Kisok Kim has completed his PhD from Seoul National University, Korea. He is a research scholar of Keimyung University, Korea. He has over 50 publications in reputed journals.

E-mail: [email protected]

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