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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 920130, 6 pages
Research Article

Evaluation of the Antioxidative Properties of N-Acylamino-Substituted Tricyclic Imides

1Faculty of Science and Arts, University of Amasya, 05100 Amasya, Turkey
2Faculty of Science and Arts, Yildiz Technical University, Davutpasa Campus, Esenler, 34220 Istanbul, Turkey

Received 25 April 2013; Revised 26 July 2013; Accepted 26 July 2013

Academic Editor: Esteban P. Urriolabeitia

Copyright © 2013 Melek Gul et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


New N-acylamino-substituted tricyclic imides have been screened for scavenging ability against the free radical 2,2-diphenyl-1-picryl-hydrazyl (DPPH), chelating activity on ferrous ions, and reductive potential. The results were compared with synthetic antioxidants BHT, BHA, and Trolox. The compounds exhibited different levels of antioxidant activity in all tests.