Kajian in Silico Aktivitas Antioksidan Senyawa Bioaktif dalam Minyak Serai (Cymbopogon citratus)

  • Dewi Ratih Tirto Sari Universitas Brawijaya
  • Yohanes Bare Universitas Nusa Nipa


stress oxidative is a factor promoting metabolic syndrome and other diseases. oxidative stress could be minimalized by exogen and endogen antioxidants. Essential oil from Cymbopogon citratus extract have potential activities as anti-inflammatory and relaxing. This study determined the potential activity as antioxidant through kelch ECH associating protein 1 (KEAP1) inhibition. Four phytosterol compounds from Cymbopogon citratus essential oil, including 3,7-dimethyl-1,3,6-octatriene, decanal, elemol, dan selina- 6-en-4-ol, were downloaded from PubChem database. four compounds were docked with KEAP1 protein and analyzed using Discovery studio ver. 19.0.0.  3,7-dimethyl-1,3,6-octatriene, decanal, elemol, and selina-6-en-4-ol bound to KEAP1 in certain amino acid residues with hydrophobic interaction and hydrogen bond. Interestingly, 3,7-dimethyl-1,3,6-octatriene proved five hydrophobic interaction, higher than decanal and selina-6-en-4-ol. The elemol, and selina-6-en-4-ol interacted with KEAP1 showing lower binding affinity and tight interaction. This study suggested that 3,7-dimethyl-1,3,6-octatriene, decanal, elemol, and selina-6-en-4-ol promoted antioxidant activity. 


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Dewi Ratih Tirto Sari, Universitas Brawijaya
Jurusan Biologi
Yohanes Bare, Universitas Nusa Nipa
Program Studi Pendidikan Biologi


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Sari, D. R. T., & Bare, Y. (2021). Kajian in Silico Aktivitas Antioksidan Senyawa Bioaktif dalam Minyak Serai (Cymbopogon citratus). Al-Kimia, 9(1), 61-69. https://doi.org/10.24252/al-kimia.v9i1.18986
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