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Table 5 Correlation matrix showing the interrelation among phenolics, flavonoids, DPPH scavenging, Ferric reducing-antioxidant power assay (FRAP), ascorbic acid, proline, Absorbance at 450 nm (ABS 450 ) and protein

From: Physicochemical and antioxidant properties of Malaysian honeys produced by Apis cerana, Apis dorsata and Apis mellifera

  Phenolics Flavonoids DPPH FRAP Ascorbic acid Proline ABS450 Protein
Phenolics 1.000 0.989** 0.804** 0.914** 0.411 0.390 0.960** 0.997**
Flavonoids 0.989** 1.000 0.782** 0.848** 0.512 0.274 0.915** 0.991**
DPPH 0.804** 0.848** 1.000 0.712** 0.598* 0.131 0.840** 0.834**
FRAP 0.914** 0.848** 0.712** 1.000 0.056 0.719** 0.964** 0.889**
Ascorbic acid 0.411 0.512 0.598* 0.056 1.000 0.621* 0.267 0.471
Proline 0.390 0.274 0.131 0.719** 0.621* 1.000 0.530 0.329
ABS450 0.960** 0.915** 0.840** 0.964** 0.267 0.530 1.000 0.953**
Protein 0.997** 0.991** 0.834** 0.889** 0.471 0.329 0.953** 1.000
  1. **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed); *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed).
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