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Journal of Analytical Chemistry

, Volume 59, Issue 1, pp 75–77 | Cite as

Determination of Antioxidant Activity of Canary Seed Infusions by Chemiluminescence1

  • M. J. Novas
  • A. M. Jiménez
  • A. G. Asuero
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Abstract

The antioxidant activity of canary seed or annual canary grass (Phalaris canariensis L.) infusions was demonstrated by the influence of these over the chemiluminescent emission of a luminol reaction in an oxidizing medium (hydrogen peroxide). In order to quantify this activity, the antioxidant capacity of a canary seed infusion was compared with a potent antioxidant such as ascorbic acid.

Keywords

Hydrogen Analytical Chemistry Hydrogen Peroxide Ascorbic Acid Antioxidant Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Novas
    • 1
  • A. M. Jiménez
    • 1
  • A. G. Asuero
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of PharmacyUniversity of SevilleSeville(Spain)

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