Ionic Liquid Solutions as a Green Tool for the Extraction and Isolation of Natural Products
AbstractIn the past few years, the application of ionic liquids (ILs) had attracted more attention of the researchers. Many studies focused on extracting active components from traditional herbals using ILs as alternative solvents so as to address the issue caused by the traditional methods for extraction of natural products (NPs) with organic chemical reagents. Through the summary of reported research work, an overview was presented for the application of ILs or IL-based materials in the extraction of NPs, including flavonoids, alkaloids, terpenoids, phenylpropanoids and so on. Here, we mainly describe the application of ILs to rich the extraction of critical bioactive constituents that were reported possessing multiple therapeutic effects or pharmacological activities, from medicinal plants. This review could shed some light on the wide use of ILs in the field of natural products chemistry to further reduce the environmental damage caused by large quantity of organic chemical reagents. View Full-Text
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Xiao, J.; Chen, G.; Li, N. Ionic Liquid Solutions as a Green Tool for the Extraction and Isolation of Natural Products. Molecules 2018, 23, 1765.
Xiao J, Chen G, Li N. Ionic Liquid Solutions as a Green Tool for the Extraction and Isolation of Natural Products. Molecules. 2018; 23(7):1765.Chicago/Turabian Style
Xiao, Jiao; Chen, Gang; Li, Ning. 2018. "Ionic Liquid Solutions as a Green Tool for the Extraction and Isolation of Natural Products." Molecules 23, no. 7: 1765.
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