International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Biochemistry Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014 | Rating: 6.9 / 10


Isolation of Lycopene from Tomato and Study of Its Antimicrobial Activity

Sohan Sunil Dhanawade [2] | Aditya Vikas Sakhare [4]


Abstract: The extraction of lycopene was done from tomato. The identification of isolated lycopene was done by using various tests like TLC, U. V spectroscopy, IR. TLC analysis reported the Rf value of lycopene to be 0.4098. The U. V analysis results reported the wavelength which was 472.2nm. The IR analysis was done which results were as follows. Cycloalkane observed value was 2922.97, aromatic compounds observed value was found to be 1564.79, alkane observed value was found to be 1020.99. Antimicrobial activity of lycopene was then studied by using gram-positive bacteria (bacillus substills) the antimicrobial activity of lycopene was found to be 25.


Keywords: ISOLATION, LYCOPENE, TOMATO, ANTIBACTERIAL


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014,


Pages: 671 - 673


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