Effect of Heavy Metal Stress on Secondary Metabolite Production in Murraya Koenigii
L. Jeyanthi Rebecca1, Himangshu Das2, Kaushik Baishya3, S. Sharmila4

1L. Jeyanthi Rebecca, Department of Industrial Biotechnology, BIHER.

2Himangshu Das, Department of Industrial Biotechnology, BIHER

3Kaushik Baishya, Department of Industrial Biotechnology, BIHER

4S. Sharmila, Department of Industrial Biotechnology, BIHER

Manuscript received on 27 March 2021 | Revised Manuscript received on 04 April 2021 | Manuscript Accepted on 15 April 2021 | Manuscript published on 30 April 2021 | PP: 1-3 | Volume-1 Issue-1, April 2021 | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijab.A2007041221

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Abstract: The present study was aimed to study the phytochemical properties of Murraya koenigii plant. Previous literature has revealed a vast array of pharmacological activities of this plant. This study was dome to investigate upon the production of flavonoids by using heavy metals as elicitors in suspension cultures. There was an increase in flavonoid content with an increase in heavy metal concentration.

Keywords: Murraya Koenigii, Antioxidants, Flavonoids, Microscopic Examination, Qualitative Analysis, Quantitative Analysis, UV Irradiation, Heavy Metal.