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Title: Free radical scavenging activity screening of medicinal plants from Tripura, Northeast India
Authors: Kshirsagar, Rajendra
Upadhyay, Shakti
Keywords: Antioxidant
Free radical scavenging activity
Medicinal plants
Northeast India
Issue Date: Apr-2009
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: Int. cl.8 — A61K 36/00, A61P 17/18
Abstract: Antioxidative effects of 123 extracts (Direct methanolic and sequential per ether, dichloromethane, ethyl acetate, methanol) prepared from 32 plants species (59 plant samples) collected from Tripura, Northeast India have been studied. Their ability of scavenging free radicals was measured by DPPH reduction spectrophotometric assay. Sixteen extracts showed strong antioxidant capabilities, which were, subjected for their dose dependent activity at different concentrations to calculate IC50 values
Description: 117-122
ISSN: 0972-592X
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.8(2) [March-April 2009]

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