Isolation and characterization of solanine from in vitro tissue culture of solanum tuberosum l. and solanum dulcamara l.
Dept. of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur-302 004,
P Khanna Dept. of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur-302 004
Solanine, a steroidal glycoside, is the major alkaloid of potato plant, which is toxic to insects at higher concentrations. In the present study callus tissues of Solanum tuberosum and S. dulcamara (Solanaceae) have been worked out qualitatively and quantitatively for their solanine content.