Nov 1, 1994

Antioxidative effect of extracts from Erodium cicutarium L

Zeitschrift Für Naturforschung. C, a Journal of Biosciences
Z SrokaI Mazol

Abstract

Extracts from Erodium cicutarium L. (EC) and some standard substances present in EC extracts were tested for their antioxidative properties during Fe(2+)-induced triglyceride oxidation. Hydrophobic fractions such as petroleum ether (PEE), benzene (BE) and chloroform I (ChE I) extracts as well as hydrophilic fractions i.e. water (WE) and ethyl acetate (EAE) showed an antioxidative effect. Among the tested substances vitamin C and some polyphenolic compounds: tannin, (+)-catechin and gallic acid exhibited antioxidative activity, stronger than the one of the mentioned extracts.

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Petroleum distillate
BCHE
Antioxidant Effect
Benzene
Oxidation
Tannin
Ascorbic Acid Measurement
Magnorbin
Vitamin C Vitamins
Solvents

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