Investigation of antioxidant and catalytic properties of some biologically active substances by voltammetry

E. I. Korotkova, Y. A. Karbainov, O. A. Avramchik

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Abstract

Antioxidants play a major role in protecting biological systems against many incurable diseases. The biological activity of 12 plant aqueous-alcohol extracts, some standard antioxidants (vitamin C, glucose, resorcinol, and catechol), Na2SO3, humic acids, phthalocyanines, and chlorophyll have been investigated in this work together with evaluation of their influence on the kinetics of the oxygen electroreduction. Finally the use of these substances for prophylactic purposes has been recommended.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)465-468
Number of pages4
JournalAnalytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
Volume375
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2003

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Keywords

  • Antioxidant
  • Biologically active substances
  • Oxygen
  • Voltammetry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Clinical Biochemistry

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