Thursday, March 21, 2013


  • Solanesol is a polyisoprenoid alcohol found in tobacco leaves & is an intermediate compound in the synthesis of several Nutraceutical products.
  • Solanesol is rich in Coenzyme Q10 -- a physiologically active substance with high pharmaceutical value.
  • Three extraction methods are used for Solanesol recovery which are heat-reflux extraction, microwave-assisted extraction and ultrasound-assisted extraction.
  • Solanesol derivatives are also known to prevent ulcer and liver disease. 

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