ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY IN LEAVES OF SESBANIA GRANDIFLORA (L.) PERS.


Pradeesh S, Swapna T S

Abstract


Objective: The main aim of this study was to evaluate the antioxidants present in Sesbania grandiflora (L.) Pers. belongs to the family Fabaceae.

Methods: Fresh samples were used for the analysis of antioxidants such as total phenol, carotenoids, Vitamin-A, Vitamin-C, Vitamin-E, peroxidase (POD), catalase (CAT), superoxide dismutase (SOD), ascorbate peroxidase, monodehydroascorbate reductase, and glutathione reductase by standard estimation methods.

Results: Present studies revealed that this wild leafy plant has numerous antioxidant factors that destroying the free radicals that damage the cells.

Conclusion: S. grandiflora contain many enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants and could be a good source of dietary antioxidants which play an important role in the prevention of diseases associated with oxidative stress.


Keywords


Total phenol, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Peroxidase, Superoxide dismutase, Ascorbate peroxidase, Catalase, Monodehydroascorbate reductase, Glutathione reductase.

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Title

ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY IN LEAVES OF SESBANIA GRANDIFLORA (L.) PERS.

Keywords

Total phenol, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Peroxidase, Superoxide dismutase, Ascorbate peroxidase, Catalase, Monodehydroascorbate reductase, Glutathione reductase.

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2018.v11i1.7132

Date

01-01-2018

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Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 11 Issue 1 January 2018 Page: 116-119

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0974-2441

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2455-3891

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Pradeesh S
Department of Botany, Christian College, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 572, Kerala, India.
India

Swapna T S
Department of Botany, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 581, Kerala, India.
India


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