Study of Antioxidant Potential of Solanum tuberosum peel extracts

Karuna Chauhan


The hydroxyl and nitric oxide, 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radical scavenging activities and total phenolic content of  Solanum tuberosum peels extracts in ethyl acetate and methanol were investigated in vitro. Total Polyphenolic Contents were determined in terms of Gallic Acid Equivalent. Reducing power Assay was also determined by standard method. In the present study it has been demonstrated that, ethyl acetate extract contains higher amount of Polyphenolic Contents as compared to methanolic extract as well as DPPH Radical Scavenging is concentration dependent and Solanum tuberosum peel extract in ethyl acetate extract shows more DPPH Radical Scavenging than methanol extract. To conclude, Solanum tuberosum peels extracts showed a good antioxidant activity and might be an alternate to synthetic antioxidants available in the market.


Antioxidant, methanol extract, Hydroxyl radical DPPH, Total Polyphenolic Contents

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