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Table 5 Reducing power effects of extract and its 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

Extract/fraction      IC50values  
  Scavenging ability on Scavenging ability on Scavenging ability on
hydroxyl radicals hydrogen peroxide ABTS radicals
Methanol extract 137.02 ± 1.4d 70.05 ± 1.9b 211.10 ± 4.9f
n-hexane fraction 98.10 ± 0.5c 72.02 ± 0.7b >250g
Chloroform fraction >250f >250e 65.01 ± 0.7c
Ethyl acetate fraction 60.01 ± 3.2b 89.00 ± 0.1c 78.00 ± 1.2d
n-butanol fraction 250.08 ± 1.3e 119.00 ± 0.2d 53.22 ± 2.2b
Residual aqueous fraction > > 250g 123.02 ± 1.3d 116.11 ± 0.8e
Ascorbic acid 34.10 ± 1.1a 38.40 ± 0.7a 35.10 ± 1.5a
Rutin - 45.01 ± 1.5a -
  1. Each value is represented as mean ± SD (n = 3). Values in the same column followed by a different letter (a-g) are significantly different (p < 0.05). -, not determined.