Convergence study on the antioxidant effect of crude extracts of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertner

연밥 조추출물의 항산화 효능에 관한 융합 연구

  • Kim, Hyun-Jin (Department of Oral Anatomy, School of Dentistry, Wonkwang University, Institute of Biomaterial.Implant, Wonkwang University)
  • 김현진 (원광대학교 치과대학 구강해부학교실, 원광대학교 생체매식연구소)
  • Received : 2016.04.06
  • Accepted : 2016.05.20
  • Published : 2016.06.30


The present study was performed to evaluate the antioxidant effect of crude extracts of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertner. Antioxidant effect was analysed by DPPH-radical scavenging activity, lipid peroxidation and superoxide dismutase (SOD)-like activity. DPPH-radical scavenging activity and SOD-like activity of linoleic acid, glutamic acid, ethyl acetate crude extract and ethyl alcohol crude extract of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertner were dose-dependently increased. However, lipid peroxidation of glutamic acid, linoleic acid, ethyl acetate crude extract and ethyl alcohol crude extract of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertner were time-dependently decreased. The data suggests that crude extracts of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertner may be a putative antioxidant substance and apply the development of medicine through convergence study.


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