publication . Article . 2009

Antioxidative activity of ethanol extracts from Spirulina platensis and Nostoc linckia measured by various methods

Liliana Cepoi;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2009 Journal: Analele Universitatii din Oradea: Fascicula Biologie (issn: 1224-5119, eissn: 1844-7589, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Oradea Publishing House
Abstract
The goal of this work is to determine the level of antioxidative activity of various ethanol extracts from Spirulina platensis and Nostoc linckia biomass, and also to demonstrate the possibility to select suitable methods for evaluation of these characteristics. The methods for determination of antioxidative activity were selected concerning their possible use for complex preparations: phosphomolybdenum method for evaluation of antioxidant capacity (PMRC), radical-scavenging activity by DPPH method (DPPH), antioxidant activity by the ABTS+ radical cation assay (ABTS), Folin-Ciocalteu reducing capacity (FCRC). We showed the presence of antioxidative substances in...
Subjects
free text keywords: Spirulina platensis, Nostoc linckia, antioxidative activity, ethanol extracts, Biology (General), QH301-705.5
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publication . Article . 2009

Antioxidative activity of ethanol extracts from Spirulina platensis and Nostoc linckia measured by various methods

Liliana Cepoi;