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Identification of Bioactive Polyphenolic Compounds and Assessment of Antioxidant Activity of Origanum acutidens

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The main objective of the current work is to search the antioxidant activities of Origanum acutidens leaves by using DPPH, FRAP and CUPRAC methods severally. Three well known antioxidant compounds (BHA, BHT and ascorbic acid) were used as standards for comparing the extracts. Also, phenolic compounds of Origanum acutidens leaves were identified by UHPLC-ESI-MS/MS. The high concentrations of rosmarinic acid (11158.99 ppb) quinic acid (3200.84 ppb) and naringenin (1238.45 ppb) were detected quantitatively.


International Letters of Natural Sciences (Volume 66)
A. Aras et al., "Identification of Bioactive Polyphenolic Compounds and Assessment of Antioxidant Activity of Origanum acutidens", International Letters of Natural Sciences, Vol. 66, pp. 1-8, 2017
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November 2017

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