Antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of Litsea elliptica Blume and Litsea resinosa Blume (Lauraceae)

Mui Hung, Wong and Li Fang, Lim and Fasihuddin, Ahmad and Zaini, Assim (2014) Antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of Litsea elliptica Blume and Litsea resinosa Blume (Lauraceae). Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 4 (5). pp. 386-392.

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Abstract

Objective: To investigate antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of two plant species, Litsea elliptica (L. elliptica) and Litsea resinosa (L. resinosa). Methods: In vitro method -2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl radical scavenging assay was cdoifnfudsuicotne da sfsoary a anntido xmidyacnetl iaalc triavditiya ld gertoewrmthi naastsiaoyn. while antimicrobial assay consisted of agar well Results: Methanol extracts of root and stem of L. elliptica and L. resinosa exhibited the highest eaxnttriaocxtisd aonf tL a. crteisviintyo swa itahs EwCel50l oafs 2r3o.o9t9,e x41tr.a6c9,t s1 1fr.o22m aLn.d e 3ll5i.p4t8ic ma gs/hLo wreesdp escigtinviefilcya. nAt lsl cmaveethnagninogl nacetgiavtiitvye. Hbeaxcatenrei ae xPtsreauctd ofrmomon astse mae rouf gLi.n oressai naonsda Eprsecsheenritcehdi ath ceo llai rwgehsitl ei nchhilboirtoiofonr mzo neex tirna cGt rfarmom- inner bark of L. resinosa showed major inhibition towards Gram-positive bacteria Bacillus subtilis. Essential oils from the root of both species showed significant antifungal activities which are 80.11% and 66.85% respectively. Conclusions: Overall, methanol extracts from root and stem of both species showed antioxidant satcrtoinvigteyr c aonmtipmaircarbolbei atol pstraonpdeartride sb cuotymlaptaerde dh ytod rtohxayt tforloumen Le.. eEllxitprtaiccats.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Litsea elliptica, Litsea resinosa, Antioxidant, Antifungal, Antibacterial, EC50, 2014, FSTS, UNIMAS, Plant Species, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, university, universiti, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, IPTA, education, research,undergraduate,postgraduate
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2014 01:25
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2015 00:12
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/4422

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