Setting the equation of regression to determine the technological factors influence on the content of flavonoids in the extract




experimental data processing, quantitative factors, multiple regression, identification, geometric mean function


The aim of the article is to establish a regression equation that determines the influence of technological factors on the content of flavonoids in the extract for further use in optimizing the technology for obtaining an extract based on horse chestnut. The task of the research was to identify a mathematical model to describe the effect of technological parameters of extraction on the target quality indicators of a given dosage form, in particular, on the quantitative content of flavonoids.

Materials and methods. The proposed approach is based on mathematical processing of experimental results obtained according to plan 23 using the computer program Mathcad 14 and MS Excel. To establish a mathematical description, an analysis of the separate influence of technological factors on the target indicator was carried out and the possibility of forming a geometric mean function was determined using the corresponding linear regression equations.

Results. The general problem of identification was solved, when it was necessary to reveal both the mechanism of influence of technological factors on the value of the target indicator, and to give a quantitative assessment of the unknown parameters of the regression equation. Based on the results of experimental observations, an adequate mathematical model was established in the form of a linear multiple regression equation with the interaction of factors.

Conclusions. The obtained mathematical description makes it possible to analyze the influence of technological factors on the quantitative content of the complex of flavonoids in the herbal extract in the range of the investigated factor space, and also to optimize the technological parameters of extraction

Author Biographies

Olga Kutova, National University of Pharmacy

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology of Drugs

Rita Sahaidak-Nikitiuk, National University of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor

Department of Management and Economics of Enterprise

Inna Kovalevska, National University of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Sciences, Associate Professor

Department of Industrial Technolodgy of Drugs

Nataliya Demchenko, National University of Pharmacy

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Management and Administration


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How to Cite

Kutova, O., Sahaidak-Nikitiuk, R., Kovalevska, I., & Demchenko, N. (2022). Setting the equation of regression to determine the technological factors influence on the content of flavonoids in the extract. ScienceRise: Pharmaceutical Science, (1(35), 52–57.



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