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Journal : Medical Journal of Indonesia

Antioxidant properties of flavonoids Banjarnahor, Sofna D.S.; Artanti, Nina
Medical Journal of Indonesia Vol 23, No 4 (2014): November
Publisher : Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | Full PDF (701.645 KB) | DOI: 10.13181/mji.v23i4.1015


Flavonoids represent a remarkable group of plant secondary metabolites and have long been used as traditional medicines with scientifically proven pharmacological benefits. They serve vast-ranging medicinal activities that may lead drug discovery with novel and potential therapeutic evidence. Latest research magnifies primarily functional activity of flavonoids as antioxidant against oxidative stress. This review enlightens the prospective role of flavonoids as antioxidant.