EVALUATION OF ANTIOXIDANT – PHYTOCHEMICAL COMPOUNDS IN PUNICA GRANATUMAbstract
The antioxidant activity of pomegranate fruit was evaluated using in vitro tests. Phenol content was more in G-137, 11.8±0.11 mg/g dry wt followed Arakta variety 10.1±0.05 mg/ g dry wt., respectively flavonol and flavonoid content was high in mrudula 3.5±0.05 mg/g dry wt, 7.0±0.05 mg/g dry wt., and proanthocyanin content was high in Bhagwa variety 19.62±0.05 mg/g dry wt, Anthocyanin content and Ascorbic acid content was high in Bhagwa variety. 40.8±0.3 %, 0.95±0.05 % Total carotenoid content, and β- carotene content was high in Bhagwa variety 10±0.1 mg/g fr wt
J. Sravanthi * and Gangadhar Rao S.
Department of Botany (Plant Physiology), Osmania University College of Science, Hyderabad, Telangana State, India
16 June, 2015
23 July, 2015
13 November, 2015
01 December, 2015