Griffonia simplicifolia Baill. (Caesalpiniaceae) is a medicinal plant whose seeds are widely used in traditional medicine for their high content of 5-hydroxy-l-tryptophan (5-HTP), a direct precursor and enhancer of the activity of the brain hormone serotonin (5-HT). The plant extracts are used in dietary supplements aimed to alleviate serotonin-related disorders.

Chemical Characterization and DNA Fingerprinting of Griffonia simplicifolia Baill

Vigliante, Ivano;Mannino, Giuseppe;Maffei, Massimo E
2019

Abstract

Griffonia simplicifolia Baill. (Caesalpiniaceae) is a medicinal plant whose seeds are widely used in traditional medicine for their high content of 5-hydroxy-l-tryptophan (5-HTP), a direct precursor and enhancer of the activity of the brain hormone serotonin (5-HT). The plant extracts are used in dietary supplements aimed to alleviate serotonin-related disorders.
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5-hydroxy-l-tryptophan (5-HTP); Caesalpiniaceae; DNA fingerprinting; Griffonia simplicifolia; PCR–RFLP; fatty acids; internal transcribed spacer (ITS); 5-Hydroxytryptophan; Carbolines; DNA Fingerprinting; Fatty Acids; Griffonia; Medicine, Traditional; Molecular Structure; Plant Extracts; Polymorphism, Restriction Fragment Length; Seeds; Sequence Analysis, DNA
Vigliante, Ivano; Mannino, Giuseppe; Maffei, Massimo E
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