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Table 4 Antioxidant activity in β-carotene-linoleate test (ANT), radical scavenging activity (EC 50 ), slope of reducing power trendline (SRP) and metal chelating activity (ChEC 50 ) of WSDP and EEP

From: Effect of Croatian propolis on diabetic nephropathy and liver toxicity in mice

  ANT (%) EC50(μg/ml) SRP (mg−1) ChEC50(μg/ml)
EEP 87.3 ± 0.39#### 27.82 ± 0.44#### 0.56 ± 0.00#### n.d.
WSDP 96.81 ± 0.33#### 55.97 ± 1.50#### 0.53 ± 0.02#### 47.81 ± 0.34####
STD a91.67 ± 0.49 a6.02 ± 0.10 b7.53 ± 0.24 c7.18 ± 0.10
  1. Values are means ± SD (n = 3).
  2. n.d. − not detected.
  3. STD − standard: a = BHA, b = ascorbic acid, c = EDTA.
  4. # Statistically significant difference between sample and standard (#### P <0.0001; Student t-test).