Antioxidant Potential and Phytochemical Screening of Aristolochiabraceelata: An in vitro Approach
American Journal of Life Sciences
Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2016, Pages: 113-117
Received: Dec. 14, 2015; Accepted: Dec. 31, 2015; Published: Oct. 19, 2016
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Fayyad Alzain, Chemistry Department, Omdurman Islamic University, Khartoum, Sudan
Mohamed Nasraldeen, Medical Biochemistry Research Department, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research Institute, National Centerfor Research, Khartoum, Sudan
Sufyan Awadalkareem, Chemistry Department, Omdurman Islamic University, Khartoum, Sudan; Medical Biochemistry Research Department, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research Institute, National Centerfor Research, Khartoum, Sudan
Alsiddig Osama, Chemistry Department, Omdurman Islamic University, Khartoum, Sudan
Mohamed Ezeldin, Chemistry Department, Omdurman Islamic University, Khartoum, Sudan
Omer M. Eltayeb, Medical Biochemistry Research Department, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research Institute, National Centerfor Research, Khartoum, Sudan
Ahmed Ibrahim, Chemistry Department, Omdurman Islamic University, Khartoum, Sudan
Alshareef Algasim, Chemistry Department, Omdurman Islamic University, Khartoum, Sudan
Hashim Saeed, Chemistry Department, Omdurman Islamic University, Khartoum, Sudan
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Abstract
The present study was designed to investigate the antioxidant activity of Aristolochiabraceelata whole plant and fruit. Phytochemical study was piloted to detect the bioactive compounds, which have been responsible for the biological activities. The antioxidant activities were conducted via DPPH radical scavenging assay. Potential antioxidant activity was presented by ethanol crude extract was motivated to evaluate the fractions of n-hexane chloroform, ethyl acetate, n-butanol and water, the radical scavenging activities of whole plant were found to be 84 ± 0.02, 82.5 ± 0.04, 78.2 ± 0.04, 92.9 ± 0.03, 88.9 ± 0.02, 77.3± 0.05 respectively, while the fruit extracts displayed a higher potentials in crude and lower with fractions. The results of phytochemical screening showed the presence ofFlavonoids, Saponins, Alkaloid, Tannins, Phenols, Triterpene, Phytosterol, Anthraquinones and Carbohydrates. This study give rise to antioxidant property of studied plant, and showed interesting correlation with the phytochemical constituents and biological activities.
Keywords
Aristolochiabraceelata, Antioxidant, Phytochemical Screening, Radical Scavenging
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Fayyad Alzain, Mohamed Nasraldeen, Sufyan Awadalkareem, Alsiddig Osama, Mohamed Ezeldin, Omer M. Eltayeb, Ahmed Ibrahim, Alshareef Algasim, Hashim Saeed, Antioxidant Potential and Phytochemical Screening of Aristolochiabraceelata: An in vitro Approach, American Journal of Life Sciences. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2016, pp. 113-117. doi: 10.11648/j.ajls.20160405.13
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