Research Article
Volume 15 Issue 2 - 2020
Antioxidants and Polyphenolic Compounds Studies from Spondias mangifera Willd. extracts
Reetika Singh and Nishi Kumari*
Department of Botany, Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, UP, India
*Corresponding Author: Nishi Kumari, Department of Botany, Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, UP, India.
Received: November 20, 2019; Published: January 09, 2020


Spondias mangifera Willd. is an economical and medicinal plant. This plant is used for the treatment of various diseases. This study aims to estimate antioxidant activity and polyphenolic compounds from various extracts of in vitro leaf and callus. Callus and in vitro leaf extract were used for the estimation of antioxidant activity was evaluated through DPPH assay and beta-carotene/linoleic acid bleaching assay. Total phenolic content, total flavonoid content and reducing potential were estimated through standard method. Highest antioxidant and polyphenolic compound was found in methanolic extract of callus and in vitro leaf. Maximum reducing potential was observed in ethanolic extract of callus and methanolic extract of in vitro leaf. From the obtained results, it is concluded that in vitro leaf and callus are rich source of different phytochemicals and natural antioxidants.

Keywords: Spondias mangifera; Phytochemical Analysis; Antioxidant Activity; Reducing Potential; In Vitro Cultures


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Citation: Reetika Singh and Nishi Kumari. “Antioxidants and Polyphenolic Compounds Studies from Spondias mangifera Willd. extracts”. EC Nutrition 15.2 (2020): 01-07.

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