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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2014)

Polyphenolic composition and antioxidant activity of Kenyan Tea cultivars

Author(s): Karori S.M, Wachira F.N, Ngure R.M and Mireji P.O
Abstract: Polyphenolic fractions in tea are potent bioactive molecules. In this study, the polyphenolic composition of 25 different types of Kenyan tea cultivars was determined using the HPLC and the Folin’s-Ciocalteu spectrophotometric methods. Total Polyphenols, Total Catechins, individual catechins and Antioxidant Activity were significantly (P
Pages: 105-116  |  1187 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Karori S.M, Wachira F.N, Ngure R.M, Mireji P.O. Polyphenolic composition and antioxidant activity of Kenyan Tea cultivars. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2014;3(4):105-116.
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