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Extraction of natural dyes from Curcuma longa, Trigonella foenum graecum and Nerium oleander, plants and their application in antimicrobial fabric

Selvam, R. Mari; Athinarayanan, G; Nanthini, A. Usha Raja; Singh, A.J.A Ranjit; Kalirajan, K P; Selvakumar, P. Mosae

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The present study has been focused on the extraction of natural dyes from Curcuma longa, Trigonella foenum graecum and Nerium oleander and investigation of their phytochemical and pharmacological characteristics. Dyes were prepared using aqueous, acidic, alcoholic and alkaline extraction techniques. UV spectral studies of the dyes showed a variation in absorption maxima and their color varied with respect to the pH and the solvent used during extraction. The dyes prepared from turmeric using...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/259873
Source: Industrial Crops and Products
DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2015.03.008

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