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Antioxidant Activity of Leaf Extracts of the Excoecaria Agallocha and Agialitis rotundifolia in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh., India

P. Suneeta, Z. Vishnu Vardhan

Abstract: Antioxidants are vital substances which possess the ability to protect the body from damages caused by free radical ? induced oxidative stress. A variety of free radical scavenging antioxidants are found in plants. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the antioxidant activity of methanol, Ethyl Acetate, Chloroform and Acetone extracts of the mangrove plants. Our research indicates that India?s mangrove plants have the potential in scavenging free radicals and can be a vital source of antioxidant phytochemicals. Our results showed that plant extracts showed significant levels of antioxidants and also exhibited antioxidant capacity.

Keywords: Mangroves, Antioxidants, Aegialitis rotundifoliae, Excoearia agallocha.

Country: India, Subject Area: Microbiology

Pages: 1427 - 1431

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019

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P. Suneeta, Z. Vishnu Vardhan, "Antioxidant Activity of Leaf Extracts of the Excoecaria Agallocha and Agialitis rotundifolia in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh., India", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i3/show_abstract.php?id=ART20196394, Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019, 1427 - 1431

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