In vitro androgenetic cultures of Hyoscyamus niger L., H. albus L. and alkaloid content assay

Maria Wesołwska, Lutosław Skrzypczak


In vitro cultures of Hyoscyamus niger L. and H. albus L. anthers were initiated which resulted in obtaining androgenectic plants and callus cultures. The leaves of these pants and the callus cultures were subjected to analysis (TLC, GC for the presence of alkaloids, derivatives of tropane. In the studied material, alkaloids of different qualitative and quantitative composition from that of ground-grown plants were found.


in vitro; androgenesis; tropane alkaloids; Hyoscyamus

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