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Table 1 Polyphenol contents of the methanol extracts of the stems of A. oppositifolia and Adenia gummifera.

From: Antioxidant activities and phenolic contents of the methanol extracts of the stems of Acokanthera oppositifolia and Adenia gummifera

Phenolics A. oppositifolia A. gummifera
Total polyphenola 9.51 ± 2.12 8.24 ± 0.77
Flavonoidsb 0.81 ± 0.02 1.11 ± 0.02
Total Flavonolc 1.01 ± 0.37 1.11 ± 0.02
Proanthocyanidinsd 0.71 ± 0.20 1.14 ± 0.31
  1. (n = 3, X ± SEM).
  2. aExpressed as mg tannic acid/g of dry plant material.
  3. bExpressed as mg quercetin/g of dry plant material.
  4. cExpressed as mg quercetin/g of dry plant material.
  5. dExpressed as mg quercetin/g of dry plant material