2016
DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2016.01.004
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Nguyen Kinh Luan, Nguyen Ngoc Hong

Abstract: Abstract: Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl., known as bottle gourd is widely available throughout Vietnam as an edible vegetable. Bottle gourd is a commonly fruit but there are little reports about its biological activities. The aim of the present study was to evaluate antioxidant activity and anti-hyperglycemic potential of ethanolic extract of bottle gourd. The ethanolic extract was tested for its antioxidant activity on chelating power, the ferric reducing/antioxidant power assay (FRAP) and the 1,1-diph…

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