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Table 1 Phytochemical screening of E. abyssinica methanol extract and fractions

From: Antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of methanol extract, fractions and compounds from the stem bark of Entada abyssinica Stend ex A. Satabie

Groups of chemical constituents Methanol extract n-hexane fraction Ethyl acetate fraction n-butanol fraction Aqueous residue fraction
Alkaloids + + + + +
Flavonoids + + + + +
Coumarins + - + + +
Phenols + - + + +
Tannins + - + + +
Saponins + - + + +
Steroids - - - - -
Chalcones + - + + +
Terpernoids + - + - -
Cardiac glycosides + - - + +
  1. +: presence; -: absence.