EVALUATION OF In vitro ANTIOXIDANT EFFICACY OF GOLD NANOPARTICLES MEDIATED BY Curcuma longa

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D. DHANYARAJ
A. AKHILA THOMAS
S. T. SHIBU JOSEPH

Abstract

Current study deals with the in vitro antioxidant of gold nanoparticles using aqueous extract of Curucuma longa. The antioxidant activity was evaluated using DPPH radical scavenging assay, Nitric oxide radical scavenging and Hydrogen peroxide scavenging assay.  DPPH radical scavenging activity, Nitric oxide radical scavenging and Hydrogen peroxide scavenging assay of synthesized gold nanoparticles increased in a dose dependent manner as compared to  Curcuma longa and   ascorbic acid the standard reference used. This result confirmed that Curcuma longa is a potential biomaterial for synthesizing gold nanoparticles which can be exploited for its antioxidant activity.

Keywords:
Curcuma longa, DPPH radical scavenging, antioxidant activity gold nanoparticles, nitric oxide radical scavenging

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DHANYARAJ, D., THOMAS, A. A., & JOSEPH, S. T. S. (2021). EVALUATION OF In vitro ANTIOXIDANT EFFICACY OF GOLD NANOPARTICLES MEDIATED BY Curcuma longa. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 42(23), 156-160. Retrieved from http://mbimph.com/index.php/UPJOZ/article/view/2623
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