Antioxidant activity of Litsea cubeba

Jae Kwan Hwang, Eun Mi Choi, Jong Hun Lee

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The antioxidant activity of Litsea cubeba was studied in terms of three different assay systems: DPPH assay, peroxidase/guaiacol assay, and TBA test. The L. cubeba methanol extract and its fractions showed remarkable antioxidant activity in comparison with α-tocopherol and ascorbic acid.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)684-686
Number of pages3
Issue number7-8
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Dec

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Funding Information:
The work was supported by the Korea Research Foundation Grant (KRF-2002-037-F00013).

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery


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