alexa Abstract | Total phenolic and total flavonoid contents of different solvent extracts of Bassia muricata(L.) Asch. and evaluation of antibacterial and antioxidant activities

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This study aimed to examine the polyphenol and flavonoid contents of different solvent extracts of Bassia muricata with antioxidant activity by measuring the radical 2,2-diphenyl-1-picylhydrazyl scavenging activity and antibacterial activity by using disc diffusion method. The total phenol content amongst the extracts were significantly higher in butanol extract (199.80 μg GAE mg-1) and decreased in the following order: butanol extract > ethanol extract > ethyl acetate extract. Antioxidant activity was also highest for butanol extract (p<0.05). Antioxidant activity was generally found to increase with total phenol content (TFC) and total flavonoid content (TFC). Bassia muricata extracts have shown significantly antibacterial activity against various gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. The highest antibacterial activity has shown with butanol extract.

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Author(s): Ahmed Elkhalifa Chemsa Sara Derdouri Zohra Labbi Smail Acila Djilani Ghemam Amara Atef Chouikh Khaled Kherraz Ahmed Allali and Amar Zellagui

Keywords

Bassia muricata, Antibacterial, Antioxidant, Total Phenolic Content, Radical scavenging potential, antibacterial, antioxidant

 
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