ENZYMATIC AND NON-ENZYMATIC ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTIES OF Tylophora pauciflora Wight and Arn. – AN IN VITRO STUDY

Authors

  • Thangarajan Starlin
  • Velliyur Kanniappan Gopalakrishnan

Keywords:

Tylophora pauciflora, enzymatic antioxidants, Non-enzymatic antioxidants, Oxidative stress, Free radicals

Abstract

Objectives: Many oxidative stress related diseases are as a result of accumulation of free radicals in the body. A lot of researches are going on worldwide directed towards finding natural antioxidants of plants origins. In this study, we assessed enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidant properties of Tylophora pauciflora.

Method: The enzymatic antioxidants (Superoxide dismutase, Catalase, Glutathione-s-transferase, Glutathione peroxidase, Peroxidase, Ascorbate oxidase and Polyphenoloxidase) and non-enzymatic antioxidants (Total reduced glutathione and Vitamin C) activities were determined.

Results: The present study revealed that Tylophora pauciflora has an excellent source of enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants.

Conclusion: The present study, results has capability to scavenge the free radicals and protect against oxidative stress causing diseases. In future Tylophora pauciflora may serve as a good pharmacotherapeutic agent.

Keywords: Tylophora pauciflora, enzymatic antioxidants, Non-enzymatic antioxidants, Oxidative stress, Free radicals

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Published

2013-09-01

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Starlin, T., and V. K. Gopalakrishnan. “ENZYMATIC AND NON-ENZYMATIC ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTIES OF Tylophora Pauciflora Wight and Arn. – AN IN VITRO STUDY”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 6, no. 8, Sept. 2013, pp. 68-71, https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ajpcr/article/view/393.

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