• 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


Qucertin, Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Hemoprotective


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.


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How to Cite

B., M., S. K., and A. K. “ANTIOXIDANT AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY POTENTIAL OF QUCERTIN”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, vol. 7, no. 3, July 2015, pp. 58-59,



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