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Table 1 Chemical composition of methanol extract of Picralima nitida fruit-rinds

From: The anti-shigellosis activity of the methanol extract of Picralima nitida on Shigella dysenteriae type I induced diarrhoea in rats

Chemical compounds Observations
Alkaloids +++
Leucoanthocyanins
Saponins ++
Tannins +
Antraquinones
Polyphenols +++
Coumarins
Sterols and/or Triterpenes
Cardiac Glycoside ++
Reducing sugars +
Glycosides ++
Anthranoid
Steroids +
Flavonoids ++
Anthocyanin
  1. (−): Absence of chemical compound (+): Presence of chemical compound.
  2. (+)< (++) < (+++): Base on the intensity of characteristic colour.