• BASKARAN K. Department of Biochemistry, Sree Narayana Guru College, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India
  • NIRMALADEVI N. Department of Biochemistry, Sree Narayana Guru College, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India
  • ILANGOVAN M. Department of Biochemistry, Sree Narayana Guru College, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India



Cladophora Socialis, Green algae, Free radical scavenging, Antioxidant activity, Phosphomolypdenum assay


Objective: Cladophora Socialis (CS) green algae are one of the most common seaweed water filamentous green algae reported to three different extracts (Hexane, Ethyl acetate and Acetone) have antioxidant activities.

Methods: The evaluation of antioxidant properties was determined by 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH), 2,2'-azinobis 3ethylbenzthiazoline-6-sulphonic acid (ABTS), ferric reducing antioxidant power (FRAP), nitric oxide scavenging assay (NO), reducing power, hydroxyl, superoxide radical scavenging (SOD), hydrogen peroxide radical assay, the metal chelating activity as well as phosphomolypdenum assay.

Results: Among the tested CS, the maximum antioxidant activity was recorded in the extract of CS. Whereas Acetone extract of green algae showed good antioxidant potential.

Conclusion: This study suggests that green algae Acetone extracts contain different potential antioxidant compounds capable to scavenge different types of free radicals.


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How to Cite

K., B., N. N., and I. M. “ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTIES CLADOPHORA SOCIALIS GREEN ALGAE OF SEAWEEDS COLLECTED FROM RAMESWARAM IN INDIA”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, vol. 14, no. 6, Nov. 2022, pp. 24-31, doi:10.22159/ijcpr.2022v14i6.2042.



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