Indian University Technology Database

Chemical Technology

Novel Natural Products
Ref No:BARB01/023
Sub Class: Organic Chemistry
Technology Outcome: Process
Development Status: Preliminary Research
IPR Status: Not Patented
Technology Description: Camptothecin was extracted from the plant Camptotheca Acuminata, Nathofotide Foetida and Mappia Foetida using MeOH as a solvent. The extraction of this compound from Mappia Foetida heartwood has been investigated using various solvents which resulted in finding MeOH: THF (80:20) as the best solvent. The development has applications in anti-cancer compounds in pharmaceuticals.
Technology owner: Research and Development Institute
Suggested transfer means: Know-how, Technical Assistance
Type of technology partner sought:
Geographical areas where partners are sought: Worldwide
Source: Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (Deemed University)