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EXTRACTION OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE COMPOUNDS FROM MEDICINAL PLANTS-METHODS AND ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTIES
EKSTRAKCIJA BIOLOŠKI AKTIVNIH KOMPONENATA IZ MEDICINSKIH BILJAKA-METODE I ANTIOKSIDANTNA SVOJSTVA

Authors

 

Ksenija Durgo, Marina Lisičar, Ana Belščak-Cvitanović, Ariana Bušić, and Draženka Komes
1Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, Pierottijeva 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia


 

• The paper was received on 16.09.2016. / Accepted on 21.09.2016.

 

Correspondence to:
Ksenija Durgo,
Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology,
University of Zagreb, Pierottijeva 6, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia,
E-mail: kdurgo@pbf.hr, ksenija974@gmail.com

 

Abstract

 

Medicinal plants like menthe and rosemary are traditionally used for disease treatment because of the chemical composition and antioxidant capacity. Different methods of extraction will result in different content of bioactive compounds in obtained extracts. Consequently, chemical and biological effect of extracted compounds will differ from one sample to another. Menthe extracte has the highest amounts of polyphenols and  the highest antioxidant capacity.. Menthe extract showed cell type dependend antioxidative/prooxidative nature, while rosmary extract induced free radicals at higher concentrations.

 

 

Key words

cell lines, menthe, rosemary, free radicals

 

 

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