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Vol. 11, Issue 1 (2022)

Biochemical analysis of Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) stem

Author(s):
Mumtaz Begum and Darshan Punia
Abstract:
In present study, lotus stem powder was analysed for total phenolic content, total flavonoid content, Ferric Reducing Antioxidant Power and radical scavenging properties.
Results revealed that the antioxidant value in terms of FRAP and DPPH was higher of lotus stem powder, 136.32 and 51.91mgTE/100g. Maximum total phenolic content (31.98 mg GAE/100g) and total flavonoid content (72.13 mg RE/100g) was observed in lotus stem powder.
The phenol and Phenolic (catechol and catechin) compounds, present in the lotus stem protects the body cells from oxidative damage.
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How to cite this article:
Mumtaz Begum, Darshan Punia. Biochemical analysis of Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) stem. Pharma Innovation 2022;11(1):1593-1595.

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