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Indian Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Evaluation of Antioxidant and Anticholinesterase Potential of Bark Extracts of Alstonia Scholaris

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Author Details : Sankhadeep Bhowmik, Santhilna K.S., Praveen TK

Volume : 2, Issue : 4, Year : 2015

Article Page : 203-205

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The present study was carried out to investigate the in-vitro antioxidant and anticholinesterase potential of the bark extracts of Alstonia scholaris. The ethylacetate and methanolic extracts of the bark was prepared by successive soxhlet extraction method. The in-vitro antioxidant and anticholinesterase activity were assessed by DPPH assay and rat brain cholinesterase assay. The results of the study show that the ethyl acetate and methanolic extracts possess significant antioxidant and cholinesterase inhibitory activity.

Alstonia scholaris, Alzheimer’s, antioxidant, anticholinesterase, ethyl acetate extract

How to cite : Bhowmik S, K.s. S, Praveen Tk, Evaluation of Antioxidant and Anticholinesterase Potential of Bark Extracts of Alstonia Scholaris. Indian J Pharm Pharmacol 2015;2(4):203-205

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