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- Fernandes, João B., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Antioxidants 2019 v.8 no.10
- Ricinus communis; alkaloids; antioxidant activity; ethyl acetate; leaves; methanol; microwave treatment; solvents; temperature
- ... The alkaloid ricinine (3-cyano-4-methoxy-N-methyl-2-pyridone) is found in different parts of the Ricinus communis plant and is known to possess several bioactive properties, including strong antioxidant activity. In this study, a new microwave-assisted extraction (MAE) method was developed for the recovery of ricinine from R. communis leaves. The extraction variables studied were extraction temper ...
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