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Table 1 Phytochemical compounds of Pluchea indica root aqueous extract.

From: Crude aqueous extracts of Pluchea indica (L.) Less. inhibit proliferation and migration of cancer cells through induction of p53-dependent cell death

Phytochemical compounds Amount present MeanN± SD Percentage in extract
Flavonoids ++ ND ND
Tannins ++ ND ND
Saponins + ND ND
Total phenol +++ 78.9±0.6 mg GAE/g DW 7.89
Total flavonoids ++ 40.4±0.3 mg CE/g DW 4.04
Proanthocyanidins + 4.248±0.068 mg CE/g DW 0.42
  1. N=3; +++ = appreciable amount (positive within 3 min.); ++ = moderate amount (positive after 3 min., but within 5 min.); + = trace amount (positive after 5 min.); GAE = gallic acid equivalents; CE = catechin equivalents.