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Vol. 6, Issue 8 (2017)

Evaluation of DPPH free radical scavenging activity of Pometia pinnata from Indonesia

Author(s):
Candra Irawan, Hanafi, Lilis Sulistiawaty, Henny Rochaeni and Poppy Sri Lestari
Abstract:
The antioxidant activity of Pometia pinnatawhich is widely used in traditional medicine has been analyzed. Extraction used solvent of methanol, ethyl acetate, and n-hexane. The research revealed DPPH free radical scavenging activity of Pometia pinnata extract varied widely increased with increase of concentration level. Among parts of Pometia pinnata fruit, its peel had higher antioxidant activity compared to its seed and flesh fruit. Antioxidant activity (IC50) of peel with extracted methanol, ethyl acetate and n-hexane are respectively 1419 µg/ml, 917µg/ml, and 1195 µg/ml.
Pages: 403-406  |  640 Views  34 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Candra Irawan, Hanafi, Lilis Sulistiawaty, Henny Rochaeni, Poppy Sri Lestari. Evaluation of DPPH free radical scavenging activity of Pometia pinnata from Indonesia. Pharma Innovation 2017;6(8):403-406.
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