Phytosterols from in vivo and in vitro tissue cultures of helipterum roseum benth.
Dept. of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur - 302 004
V Singhal Dept. of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur - 302 004
Different plant parts (floral heads & leaves) were collected locally. Unorganised callus tissue of Helipetrum roseum Benth. raised and maintained by frequent subculturings on revised Murashige and Skoog's medium supplemented with 1 ppm of 2, 4-D and 1 percent agar/(RT) have been analysed for their seterol contents. Two sterols were present in vivo and in vitro.