Abstract

Amino Acids Contents of the Protein of the Anthelmintic Plant Maesa Indica Wall

Author(s): Archna Bharadwaj and S. D. Bharadwaj

The present communication deals with the identification of various amino acids present in the protein of the roots of the plant Maesa indica wall. Their presence was confirmed by paper chromatography using authentic samples. The following amino acids were found present, in the percentages shown against each; Aspartic acid 6.40%, glycine 4.80%, serine 5.08%, alanine 7.36%, proline 24.32%, glutamic acid 3.20%, valine 8.00%, leucine 15.00%, cystine 10.24%, lysine 5.12% and arginine 9.92%.


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