International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Botany | India | Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016 | Rating: 6.2 / 10

Quantitative Analysis and First Report of Euglena tuba from Himachal Pradesh, India

Rakesh Kumar [37] | Kiran Toppo | S. K. Mandotra | M. R. Suseela | M. K. Seth [3] | Ujla Minhas | Rashmi Kesherwani | Swati Prabha Gupta

Abstract: Euglena tuba, a fresh water unicellular microalga has been reported first time from the Masran-Ka-Talab in Baroh area of village Dhalwara in district Kangra of Himachal Pradesh, India forming a reddish brown colour bloom in a pond due to the presence of astaxanthin pigment. Quantitative analysis of the sample shows that Euglena tuba exhibits high antioxidant and free radical scavenging activities with high reducing power capacity.

Keywords: Euglena tuba, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016,

Pages: 1336 - 1339

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