Pradeesh S, Swapna T S


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.


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

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





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

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

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