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International Journal of Pharmacology

Year: 2008  |  Volume: 4  |  Issue: 2  |  Page No.: 125 - 129

Antioxidant Property of Hypersaline Cyanobacteria, Phormidium tenue (KMD 33)

A. Nagasathya and N. Thajuddin

Abstract

The antioxidant property of cyanobacterial isolates was analyzed by physical (bodyweight change and swimming time) and biochemical parameters (superoxidedismutase activity and total reduced glutathione activity) by using swiss mice at Animal House, J.J. College of Arts and Science, Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu, India. The efficiency of cyanobacterial isolates was determined by comparing with the antioxidant property of SpirulinaPhormidium tenue (KMD 33) possess significant antioxidant property when compared to other cyanobacterial isolates and Spirulina (commercial grade).

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