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International Journal of Zoology and Applied Biosciences

Year : 2018 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 444-448

doi: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2260019

Anti-oxidant activity of Mirabidis jalapa and Curculigo orchioides

Vijayadevan, K. and Dhanapakiam, P.

Received on: 2018-03-20 09:36:24

Revised on: 2018-12-13 23:23:18

Accepted on: 2018-12-13 17:49:37

Published on: 12/13/2018

  • Vijayadevan, K. and Dhanapakiam, P.( 2018).

    Anti-oxidant activity of Mirabidis jalapa and Curculigo orchioides

    . International Journal of Zoology and Applied Biosciences, 3( 6), 444-448.

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Abstract

Antioxidants are helpful in the defense mechanism of body against different pathogens. The use of plant derived antioxidants is helpful against many degenerative diseases like Parkinson, Alzheimer and Cancer. This evaluation gives an overlook to the different methods used to determine antioxidant capacity of different antioxidants. The explanation of analytical performances and principles of different methods used for the determination of antioxidant capacity involve techniques are discussed in detailed.

Keywords

Antioxidants, DPPH, Mirabilis jalapa, Curculigo orchioides.