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Table 3 Estimation of total phenolic, flavonoid and extraction yield of extract and fractions of M. royleanus leaves

From: Assessment of phytochemicals, antioxidant, anti-lipid peroxidation and anti-hemolytic activity of extract and various fractions of Maytenus royleanus leaves

Plant extract Total phenolics Total flavonoid Extraction yield (%)
(mg GAE/g of extract) (mg rutin equivalent/g of extract)
Methanol extract 76 ± 2.7a 63.5 ± 1.84a 12.2 ± 0.9a
n-hexane fraction 44.5 ± 3.23d 36.8 ± 1.94d 7.5 ± 1.45d
Chloroform fraction 6.8 ± 3.93f 9.3 ± 1.76e 3.4 ± 0.28e
Ethyl acetate fraction 62.3 ± 2.77b 60.9 ± 1.83b 8.9 ± 1.11c
n-butanol fraction 53 ± 2.63c 52.5 ± 1.13c 7.8 ± 0.43d
Residual aqueous fraction 28.4 ± 3.71e 31.4 ± 1.27d 10.7 ± 0.5b
  1. Each value is represented as mean ± SD (n = 3). Values in the same column followed by a different letter (a-f) are significantly different (P < 0.05).