In vitro antioxidant activity of Bauhinia purpurea stem bark extract

Sreedhara, CS and Chandrashekar, KS and Richard, L and Daksha, G (2012) In vitro antioxidant activity of Bauhinia purpurea stem bark extract. Novel Science International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science, 1 (8). pp. 501-502. ISSN 2278 – 0033

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Abstract

This paper presents antioxidant activity of the stem bark of the plant Bauhinia purpurea L., Fabaceae, an important plant in Indian system of medicine. Among several models available for evaluating anti-oxidant activity, petroleum ether extract of B. purpurea was screened for radical scavenging (DPPH and ABTS) assay. In both assays the petroleum ether extract showed half activity than standard drug compound L- ascorbic acid.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bauhinia purpurea, antioxidant activity, DPPH and ABTS
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacognosy
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2013 04:24
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2013 04:24
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/79059

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