Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  2231-5640

ISSN Online :  2231-5659


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In vitro Antioxidant Activity of Premna serratifolia Linn



Address:   P. Muthukumaran*, S. Salomi and R. Umamaheshwari
P.G .Department of Biochemistry, Meenakshi Chandrasekaran College of Arts And Science, Pattukkottai-614 626, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
The aim of this study was to investigate the antioxidant effect of Premna serratifolia Linn . The antioxidant activity was evaluated by various antioxidant assays, including 1, 1-diphenyl-2- picrylhydrazyl (DPPH), 2, 2’-azino-bis (3-ethylbenzthiazoline-6-sulfonic acid) (ABTS), and hydrogen peroxide scavenging method. The antioxidant activities were compared to standard antioxidant ascorbic acid. Premna serratifolia Linn wood extract showed a significant antioxidant activity in DPPH, ABTS and H2O2 scavenging methods. The findings of the present study suggest that Premna serratifolia Linn could be a potential source of natural antioxidant that could have greater importance as therapeutic agent in preventing or slowing oxidative stress related degenerative diseases.
KEYWORDS:
Premna serratifolia Linn, antioxidant activity.
Cite:
P. Muthukumaran, S. Salomi , R. Umamaheshwari. In vitro Antioxidant Activity of Premna serratifolia Linn. Asian J. Res. Pharm. Sci. 3(1): Jan.-Mar. 2013; Page 15-18.
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