rlauener at unixg.ubc.ca (Ron Lauener) wrote:
>Does anybody know of a simple and rapid in-vitro assay for
>anti-oxidant/free-radical scavenging activity? We need to measure free
>radical scavenging activity in extracts from plants and microbes.
>Thank-you in advance
>e-mail: rlauener at unixg.ubc.caThe best procedure is oxidative voltammetry using a carbon or Pt
active electrode.(polarography using Pt or C electrode instead of
the dropping mercury electrode)
I routinely use the procedure for ascorbic acid determination.
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