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Antioxidant Activities of Chitin and Chitosan from Marine Lobster Panulirus Homarus from The South East Coast of India


D. Isaac Dhinakaran, M. Gomathi

Department of Biotechnology, Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi 626124, Tamilnadu, India.


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Received: xxxx,   Accepted: May 24, 2017,   Published:


Abstract:

The present paper discusses the antioxidant potentials of chitin and chitosan from the marine lobster Panulirus homarus collected from Indian Ocean at the southern part of India. The antioxidant properties were observed through DPPH, Total polyphenolic compound, total antioxidant assay, Reducing power assay and H2O2 assays. The results indicated that Biopolymer chitin and chitosan exhibited highest antioxidant properties. Chitin and chitosan of lobster Panulirus homarus are valuable marine biopolymers showed potent antioxidant effects.


Keywords: Chitin, Chitosan, DPPH, H2O2


Citation:

D. Isaac Dhinakaran. et al. (2017). Antioxidant Activities of Chitin and Chitosan from Marine Lobster Panulirus Homarus from The South East Coast of India. J. of Advancement in Medical and Life Sciences. V5I2. DOI: 10.15297/JALS.V5I2.02


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© 2017 D. Isaac Dhinakaran. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


      
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