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Antioxidant and free radical scavenging activities of Terminalia chebula.
Biol Pharm Bull 2003; 26(9):1331-5BP

Abstract

Free radicals react with biological molecules and destroy the structure of cells, which eventually causes free-radical induced disease such as cancer, renal failure, aging, etc. In this study, 6 extracts and 4 pure compounds of Terminalia chebula RETZ. were investigated for anti-lipid peroxidation, anti-superoxide radical formation and free radical scavenging activities. The superoxide radical scavenging of the 4 pure compounds was further evaluated using electron spin resonance (ESR) spectrometry. The results showed that all tested extracts and pure compounds of T. chebula exhibited antioxidant activity at different magnitudes of potency. The antioxidant activity of each pure compound was derived from different pathways and was suggested to be specific.

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Graduate Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

12951481

Citation

Cheng, Hua-Yew, et al. "Antioxidant and Free Radical Scavenging Activities of Terminalia Chebula." Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, vol. 26, no. 9, 2003, pp. 1331-5.
Cheng HY, Lin TC, Yu KH, et al. Antioxidant and free radical scavenging activities of Terminalia chebula. Biol Pharm Bull. 2003;26(9):1331-5.
Cheng, H. Y., Lin, T. C., Yu, K. H., Yang, C. M., & Lin, C. C. (2003). Antioxidant and free radical scavenging activities of Terminalia chebula. Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 26(9), pp. 1331-5.
Cheng HY, et al. Antioxidant and Free Radical Scavenging Activities of Terminalia Chebula. Biol Pharm Bull. 2003;26(9):1331-5. PubMed PMID: 12951481.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Antioxidant and free radical scavenging activities of Terminalia chebula. AU - Cheng,Hua-Yew, AU - Lin,Ta-Chen, AU - Yu,Kuo-Hua, AU - Yang,Chien-Min, AU - Lin,Chun-Ching, PY - 2003/9/3/pubmed PY - 2004/4/10/medline PY - 2003/9/3/entrez SP - 1331 EP - 5 JF - Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin JO - Biol. Pharm. Bull. VL - 26 IS - 9 N2 - Free radicals react with biological molecules and destroy the structure of cells, which eventually causes free-radical induced disease such as cancer, renal failure, aging, etc. In this study, 6 extracts and 4 pure compounds of Terminalia chebula RETZ. were investigated for anti-lipid peroxidation, anti-superoxide radical formation and free radical scavenging activities. The superoxide radical scavenging of the 4 pure compounds was further evaluated using electron spin resonance (ESR) spectrometry. The results showed that all tested extracts and pure compounds of T. chebula exhibited antioxidant activity at different magnitudes of potency. The antioxidant activity of each pure compound was derived from different pathways and was suggested to be specific. SN - 0918-6158 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/12951481/Antioxidant_and_free_radical_scavenging_activities_of_Terminalia_chebula_ L2 - http://joi.jlc.jst.go.jp/JST.JSTAGE/bpb/26.1331?from=PubMed DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -