Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research (ISSN : 0975-7384)

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Original Articles: 2013 Vol: 5 Issue: 5

Antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of Cissus quandrangularis


Extracts of air dried stem of Cissus quadrangularis collected from Chennai were prepared by solvents extraction method using Soxhelet apparatus. Preliminary phytochemical studies were carried out to find out the presence of steroids and proteins. Antioxidant studies carried out by DPPH, ABTS, SOD, FRAP showed that the chloroform extract has highest activity.