alexa Abstract | Assessment of the Polyphenol Profile and Antioxidant Properties of Leaves, Stem and Root Barks Of Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A.Juss

Electronic Journal of Biology
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)

Abstract

The leaves, stem and root barks Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A.Juss were evaluated for polyphenol composition and antioxidant properties. The identifiable phenolics in the leaf extract of Khaya senegalensis include catechin, rutin and quercetin rhamnoside, while the stem barks contain catechin and procyanidins. Using the hypoxanthine/xanthine assay model, the plant displayed antioxidant potential with IC50 values of 46, 37 and 64 μl for the leaves, stem bark and roots, respectively. Using the 2-deoxyguanosine assay model system the leaves, stem bark and roots showed radical scavenging capacity with IC50 values of 178, 91 and 122 μl, respectively. These observed activities are therapeutically relevant in Nigeria where the plant is part of herbal recipes in treating diseases with oxidative stress as a major etiological factor.

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image

Author(s): Atawodi SE Atawodi JC Pala Y Idakwo P

Keywords

Polyphenol, antioxidant potential, Khaya senegalensis, Mahogany.

 
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

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