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Abstract

Chemical constitution of drumstick polysaccharide.

Author(s): KS Rao, SH Mishra
Pharmacy Dept. Faculty of Technology and Engineering, M.S. University of Baroda, Valdodara-390 001,

Correspondence Address:
K S Rao Pharmacy Dept. Faculty of Technology and Engineering, M.S. University of Baroda, Valdodara-390 001

Spectrophotometric studies of the mucilage, designated as Drum stick polysaccharide (DSP), isolated from the pods of Moringa pterygosperma Gaertn, revealed the presence of galactose, dextrose, xylose and sodium, potassium, magnessium, calcium salts of glucuronic acid. Contrary to the definition of mucilages, the presense of dextrose was an exception in the present case.