Author(s): Ashaq Hussain Rather, Rekha Rao


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00342   

Address: Ashaq Hussain Rather1*, Rekha Rao2
1Algal Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Biological Sciences, Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur - 482001, (M.P.), India.
2Regional Ayurveda Research Institute for Urinary Disorder, Jammu - 181123, (J&K), India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2021

In the present investigation, effect of biomass, crude astaxanthin of Haematococcus pluvialis on the different hepatic and antioxidant enzymes against toxin, carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) induced toxicity on male Albino Wistar rat, weighing 200-220g which were compared with the commercially available astaxanthin and ascorbic acid all are mixed in liquid paraffin and feeding (orally) of 100µg/kg b.w of commercially available astaxanthin, biomass, crude extract, and ascorbic acid was started 2 weeks before to CCl4 treatment. The animals were sacrificed after 24 h of CCl4 treatment, collected samples, for the evaluation of hepatic and antioxidant enzymes Biomass (100µg/kg b.w) treated groups restored maximum damage induced by the CCl4, when results were compared with the toxin treated group. These results indicate that H. pluvialis biomass and crude extract showed umpteen hepatoprotective and antioxidant activity and thus can be used for various food formulations for human welfare.

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Ashaq Hussain Rather, Rekha Rao. Evaluation of Antioxidant and Hepatoprotective Activity of Biomass and Crude Astaxanthin extract of Green Alga Haematococcus pluvialis. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(4):1933-7. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00342

Ashaq Hussain Rather, Rekha Rao. Evaluation of Antioxidant and Hepatoprotective Activity of Biomass and Crude Astaxanthin extract of Green Alga Haematococcus pluvialis. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(4):1933-7. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00342   Available on:

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