alexa Abstract | Antifungal and antioxidant activities of some aromatic and medicinal plants from the southwest of Morocco

Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Original Articles Open Access

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to assess levels of phenols and flavonoids and determine the antioxidant potential of 36 aromatic and medicinal plants from the southwest of Morocco. The antifungal activity against the growth of Penicillium digitatum, the causal agent of citrus green mold, was studied in 11 species that showed high antioxidant power. The analysis of total phenols showed that leaves of Pistacia atlantica and Periploca laevigata contained 63.73 μg cafeic acid equivalent (CAE)/mg of dry weight (DW). The resin of P. atlantica and the whole plant Cistus villosus content was 60.93 μg CAE/mg DW. Ceratonia siliqua, Pistacia lentiscus also had high levels of total phenols; 56.80 and 54.80 μg CAE/mg DW respectively. The flavonoids content ranged from 1.41μg rutine equivalent (RE)/mg DW in extract of Senecio antheuphorbium to 31.77 mg RE/mg DW in that of Rhamnus alaternus. The antioxidant activity of plant extracts was above 80% for P. atlantica, C. villosus, Rumex thyrsoides, Vitis vinifera, Rhus tripartita, Rhus pentaphylla and P. lentiscus. Five plants (C. villosus, Ononis natrix, Rosa canina, P. atlantica and Lawsonia inermis) showed strong antifungal activity that could be related to their antioxidant activity.

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image

Author(s): Oukacha Amri Redouane Elguiche Saida Tahrouch Abderahmane Zekhnini and Abdelhakim Hatimi

Keywords

Antifungal activity-Antioxidant activity- Flavonoids-Phenols-Plant extract, antioxidant

 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords