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 way of assaying for an unknown and antioxidant is
by oxidative voltammetry.
This is essentially polarography using a Pt or C active electrode
with the active electrode being positive.