Nova Syafni(1), Deddi Prima Putra(2), Dayar Arbain(3*)

(1) Faculty of Pharmacy/Sumatran Biota Laboratory, Andalas University, Kampus Limau Manis, Padang, 25163, West Sumatera
(2) Faculty of Pharmacy/Sumatran Biota Laboratory, Andalas University, Kampus Limau Manis, Padang, 25163, West Sumatera
(3) Faculty of Pharmacy/Sumatran Biota Laboratory, Andalas University, Kampus Limau Manis, Padang, 25163, West Sumatera
(*) Corresponding Author


3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (1) and 3,4-dihydroxybenzaldehyde (2) have been isolated from ethyl acetate fraction of methanolic fractions of leaves, stems and roots of the fern Trichomanes chinense L. (Hymenophyllaceae). These two compounds also showed significant antioxidant using DPPH and antimicrobial activities using the disc diffusion assay.


Trichomanes chinense L.; 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid; 3,4-dihydroxybenzaldehyde; antioxidant; antimicrobial

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