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.
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The work was supported by the Korea Research Foundation Grant (KRF-2002-037-F00013).
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Drug Discovery