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Determination of antioxidant activity of lichen Cetraria islandica (L) Ach.
The study was aimed at evaluating the antioxidant activity of aqueous extract of C. islandica. The antioxidant activity, reducing power, superoxide anion radical scavenging and free radicalExpand
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Gastroprotective and antioxidant effects of usnic acid on indomethacin-induced gastric ulcer in rats.
Usnea longissima, a medicinal lichen of Anatolia (Turkey), is used in the treatment of gastric ulcer in local folk medicine. In this paper, the gastroprotective effect of usnic acid (UA) isolatedExpand
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Biosorption of copper(II) by nonliving lichen biomass of Cladonia rangiformis hoffm.
Biosorption of heavy metals can be an effective process for the removal of heavy metal ions from aqueous solutions. In this study, the adsorption properties of lichen biomass of Cladonia rangiformisExpand
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Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Properties of the Lichens Cladonia foliacea., Dermatocarpon miniatum., Everinia divaricata., Evernia prunastri., and Neofuscella pulla.
Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate in vitro. antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of the methanol extracts of Cladonia foliacea. Willd. Hudson, Dermatocarpon miniatum.(L.) Mann.,Expand
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Screening the antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of the lichens Parmelia saxatilis, Platismatia glauca, Ramalina pollinaria, Ramalina polymorpha and Umbilicaria nylanderiana.
The aim of this study is to investigate in vitro antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of the methanol extracts of Parmelia saxatilis (L) Ach., Platismatia glauca (L.) W.L. Club. & C.F. Culb.,Expand
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Antioxidant activity, reducing power and total phenolic content of some lichen species.
The total antioxidant activity, total phenolic content and reducing power of methanol and water extracts of four lichen species, Bryoria fuscescens, Dermatocarpon intestiniformis, Peltigera rufescensExpand
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Effects of water extract of Usnea longissima on antioxidant enzyme activity and mucosal damage caused by indomethacin in rats.
In this study, the antiulcerogenic effect of a water extract obtained from the lichen species Usnea longissima was investigated using indomethacin-induced ulcer models in rats. Experimental groupsExpand
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Comparison of antioxidant activity and phenolic content of three lichen species
The antioxidant activities (AA), reducing powers (RP) and total phenolic contents (TPC) of methanol and water extracts of three lichen species, Usnea longissima Ach., Usnea florida (L.) Weber ex Wigg.Expand
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Biosorption of chromate anions from aqueous solution by a cationic surfactant-modified lichen (Cladonia rangiformis (L.)).
Biosorption has been appearing as a useful alternative to conventional treatment systems for the removal of toxic metals from aqueous stream. The batch removal of chromate anions (CrO(4)(2-)) fromExpand
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The assessment of lichens as bioindicator of heavy metal pollution from motor vehicles activites
The contamination of heavy metals released by traffic activities on roadside soils and crops are important problems in developed and developing countries for decades. An assessment of the extent ofExpand
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