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International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science


Phytochemical Analysis of Selected Banana Varieties

( Vol-2,Issue-7,July 2016 )

Author(s): Siji. S, Nandini P.V



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Page No: 0964-0968
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Keywords:

Phytochemical, Total alkaloids, Flavonoids, Saponins, Total phenols, Tannins.

Abstract:

The word “banana” is a general term comprising a number of species or hybrids in the genus Musa of family Musaceae. Many studies reported that banana is a good source of phenolic compounds, which are having potential health benefits in human beings. The phytochemical composition of eight banana varieties was investigated. Quantitative estimation of phytochemicals revealed that highest alkaloid and tannin content was noticed in variety Nendran (3.76% and 4.40 mg/100g respectively). Whereas, variety Rasakadali exhibited highest flavonoid content (9.49 mg/100). Total phenol and saponin content was found higher in variety Kadali (0.82% and 11.6 mg/100g respectively).

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