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Table 6 Reduction of Fe 3+ to Fe 2+ of extract and different 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 extracts Reducing power (700 nm,250 μg/ml)
Methanol extract 1.55 ± 0.04c
n-hexane fraction 1.47 ± 0.01c
Chloroform fraction 0.95 ± 0.01c
Ethyl acetate fraction 1.50 ± 0.03d
n-butanol fraction 1.64 ± 0.02b
Residual aqueous fraction 1.03 ± 0.11e
Ascorbic acid 2.03 ± 0.04a
  1. Each value is represented as mean ± SD (n = 3). Values in the same column followed by a different letter (a-e) are significantly different (P < 0.05).