ANTIOXIDANT AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY POTENTIAL OF QUCERTIN


Muthukala B, Sivakumari K, Ashok K

Abstract


Objective: In the present study the antioxidant potential and anti-inflammatory effect of qucertin compound was assessed.

Methods: The antioxidant potential of the drug was determined by ORAC assay and DPPH assay. Likewise for anti-inflammatory studies, RBC’s were collected from healthy volunteers and the hemo protective activity of the drug was carried out at various concentrations.

Results: The results showed that qucertin has a positive effect on both the parameters. The probable reasons governing the facts are discussed in the light of previous literature.

Conclusion: The results show that qucertin seems to be a good replacement for chemical therapeutic drugs as it has antioxidative and anti-inflammatory properties.

Keywords: Qucertin, Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Hemoprotective.

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Title

ANTIOXIDANT AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY POTENTIAL OF QUCERTIN

Date

15-07-2015

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International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 7, Issue 3, 2015 Page: 58-59

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Muthukala B
Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, Presidency College, Chennai 600005

Sivakumari K
Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, Presidency College, Chennai 600005

Ashok K
Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, Presidency College, Chennai 600005


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