IN VITRO FREE RADICAL SCAVENGING ACTIVITY OF ARISTOLOCHIA TAGALA


Khetbadei Lysinia Hynniewta Hadem, Arnab Sen

Abstract


Objective: Study of antioxidant activity of a crude aqueous-methanol extract of Aristolochia tagala and its fractions and identification of the compounds with antioxidant activity.

Methods: The antioxidant activity was assayed by the ability to scavenge free radicals such as superoxide, nitric oxide and ABTS radical cation and the identification of compounds was carried out by LC/MS analysis.

Results: Fraction I of Aristolochia tagala showed the highest free radical scavenging activity and compounds responsible for its activity were identified as magnoflorine, apigenin dimethyl ether, aristolone, and N-trans-feruloyldopamine.

Conclusion: The free radical scavenging property of the compounds present in Aristolochia tagala may be one mechanism that contributed to medicinal property exhibited by this plant.

Keywords


Aristolochia tagala, Oxidative stress, Antioxidant activity

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Title

IN VITRO FREE RADICAL SCAVENGING ACTIVITY OF ARISTOLOCHIA TAGALA

Keywords

Aristolochia tagala, Oxidative stress, Antioxidant activity

DOI

10.22159/ijcpr.2018v10i4.28459

Date

16-07-2018

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International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 10, Issue 4 (July-Aug), 2018 Page: 40-42

Online ISSN

0975-7066

Authors & Affiliations

Khetbadei Lysinia Hynniewta Hadem
Division of Animal Health, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, North-East Headquarter Region Umiam 793103, Meghalaya, India
India

Arnab Sen
Division of Animal Health, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, North-East Headquarter Region Umiam 793103, Meghalaya, India


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