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In Vitro Antioxidant Activity Potential of Lantadene A, a Pentacyclic Triterpenoid of Lantana Plants
AbstractLantadenes are pentacyclic triterpenoids present in the leaves of the plant Lantana camara. In the present study, in vitro antioxidant activity and free radical scavenging capacity of lantadene A was evaluated using established in vitro models such as ferric reducing antioxidant power (FRAP), 2,2-diphenyl-1-picryl-hydrazyl (DPPH•), hydroxyl radical (OH•), nitric oxide radical (NO•), superoxide anion scavenging activities and ferrous ion chelating assay. Interestingly, lantadene A showed considerable in vitro antioxidant, free radical scavenging capacity activities in a dose dependant manner when compared with the standard antioxidant in nitric oxide scavenging, superoxide anion radical scavenging and ferrous ion chelating assay. These findings show that the lantadene A possesses antioxidant activity with different mechanism of actions towards the different free radicals tested. Since lantadene A is a very popular drug in modern medicine, it is a promising candidate for use as an antioxidant and hepatoprotective agent.
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Grace-Lynn, C.; Darah, I.; Chen, Y.; Latha, L.Y.; Jothy, S.L.; Sasidharan, S. In Vitro Antioxidant Activity Potential of Lantadene A, a Pentacyclic Triterpenoid of Lantana Plants. Molecules 2012, 17, 11185-11198.View more citation formats
Grace-Lynn C, Darah I, Chen Y, Latha LY, Jothy SL, Sasidharan S. In Vitro Antioxidant Activity Potential of Lantadene A, a Pentacyclic Triterpenoid of Lantana Plants. Molecules. 2012; 17(9):11185-11198.Chicago/Turabian Style
Grace-Lynn, Chong; Darah, Ibrahim; Chen, Yeng; Latha, Lachimanan Yoga; Jothy, Subramanion L.; Sasidharan, Sreenivasan. 2012. "In Vitro Antioxidant Activity Potential of Lantadene A, a Pentacyclic Triterpenoid of Lantana Plants." Molecules 17, no. 9: 11185-11198.