Author(s): Monika M, K. Krishna Prema


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.01071   

Address: Monika M, K. Krishna Prema*
Department of Microbiology, Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 12,     Year - 2021

Spirulina is used as dietary supplement in form of capsules and tablets. It is rich in Bioactive molecules and exhibits various activities. Commercially available Spirulina was collected. Extracts were prepared using various polar and non-polar solvents. The extracts were used for qualitative phytochemical analysis and to determine their Anti-Oxidant, Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Arthritic activity. Phytochemicals like Tannin, Carbohydrates and Glycosides were present in all the extracts, while others were present only in few extracts. Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles was done by using the extract. Chloroform extract and Nanoparticles showed higher Anti-Oxidant activity, Ethanol extract showed higher Anti-Inflammatory activity and Chloroform extract showed higher Anti-Arthritic activity.

Cite this article:
Monika M, K. Krishna Prema. Phytochemical analysis of commercially available Spirulina, their activities and Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(12):6189-3. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.01071

Monika M, K. Krishna Prema. Phytochemical analysis of commercially available Spirulina, their activities and Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(12):6189-3. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.01071   Available on:

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