DOI: 10.21276/ajptr
Mon, 27 May 2019

In vitro antioxidant potential, total phenolic and flavonoid contents of Artabotrys crassifolius Hook.f. & Thomson

Kok Kwan Tan1*, Teng Jin Khoo1, Christophe Wiart1

1.School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.


The aim of the current study was to assess the antioxidant potential, total phenolic and flavonoid contents of crude extracts of Artabotrys crassifolius. The leaves and barks of Artabotrys crassifolius were extracted sequentially with hexane, chloroform and ethanol. The corresponding crude extracts obtained were then subjected to TPC, TFC, ABTS, DPPH and FRAP assays. Among the extracts tested, ethanol extracts of barks and leaves showed promising radical scavenging activity which necessitates further isolation and characterisation of the bioactive compounds present in the respective extracts.

Keywords: Antioxidant, Phenolic, Flavonoid, Artabotrys crassifolius

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