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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2017; 5(4): 692-696          |                 Available online, December 31, 2017

Investigation of inhibitory activity of Sida cordifolia on tyrosinase extracted from Solanum tuberosum

Madhuri Vajha



Department of Biotechnology, Krishna University, Machilipatnam.



Received: 09.10.2017  |    Accepted: 17.12.2017    |     Published : 31.12.2017

The study was carried out to estimate antimelanogenesis activities of alcoholic extracts of Sida cordifolia, taking resveratrol as standard. The different concentrations of alcoholic extracts were subjected to preliminary phytochemical screening for the identification of different phytochemicals and was found to have ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, sterculic, malvalic and coronaric acid, saponins, betaphenethylamine, hypaphorine and ecdysterone 

and the results were compared with that standard. Tyrosinase or phenol oxidase is a copper containing monooxygenase, a principal enzyme for melanin synthesis. Tyrosine inhibitors are the substances which reduce or block melanin synthesis leading to skin whitening. A number of potent tyrosinase inhibitors are from synthetic, semi-synthetic and natural origins. For the purpose of the development of a skin-whitening agent, the present study intends to analyse the inhibitory activity of alcoholic extract on Potato tyrosinase at different concentrations.


Key words: Phytochemicals, Sida cordifolia, antioxidant, antimelanogenesis and anti - inflammatory activity.



Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan


Cite this article as:

Madhuri  Vajha (2017) Investigation of inhibitory activity of Sida cordifolia on tyrosinase extracted from Solanum tuberosum, International J. of Life Sciences, 5 (4): 692-696. 




The authors (T.Varshareddy and Dr P.Naga Padma) are grateful to the management of BVB Bhavan’s Vivekananda College of Science, Humanities and Commerce  for the encouragement to carry out this work.


Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.



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