Author(s): Mohini Anandrao Salunke, Balaji Sopanrao Wakure, Pravin Shridhar Wakte


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00229   

Address: Mohini Anandrao Salunke1*, Balaji Sopanrao Wakure2, Pravin Shridhar Wakte1
1University Department of Chemical Technology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad - 431004, Maharashtra, India.
2Vilasrao Deshmukh Foundation, Group of Institutions, VDF School of Pharmacy, Latur- 413 531, Maharashtra, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 16,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2023

Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess the ethanolic extract of Gracilaria foliifera. Methods: A preliminary phytochemical analysis of Gracilaria foliifera is carried out using a conventional methodology. The presence of functional components in the ethanolic extracts of Gracilaria foliifera was confirmed using UV-Vis and Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy. Results: The initial phytochemical investigation of Gracilaria foliifera found terpenoids, phenol, tannins, steroids, saponin, and flavonoids. Gracilaria foliifera's UV-Visible spectra showed the existence of biologically active substances in the absorbance range of 200 to 800nm. FTIR study of the ethanolic extract of Gracilaria foliifera indicated the presence of functional groups including Alcohols, Alkanes Aliphatic compounds, Aldehydes, Ketone, Carboxylic Acids, Alkenes, Aromatics, Alkene Methylene Group, Phenols, Aliphatic Amines, and Alkanes. Conclusions: According to the results of this study, Gracilaria foliifera may be a source of naturally occurring bioactive chemicals, and further isolation of the plant may result in the identification of a unique biopotential substance with a variety of biological activities.

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Mohini Anandrao Salunke, Balaji Sopanrao Wakure, Pravin Shridhar Wakte. Phytochemical, UV-VIS, and FTIR Analysis of Gracilaria foliifera. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(3):1391-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00229

Mohini Anandrao Salunke, Balaji Sopanrao Wakure, Pravin Shridhar Wakte. Phytochemical, UV-VIS, and FTIR Analysis of Gracilaria foliifera. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(3):1391-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00229   Available on:

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