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Table 1 Total phenolic, total flavonoid and total tannins content of E. elatior flowers, extracted with different solvent and collected from three different locations

From: Secondary metabolites constituents and antioxidant, anticancer and antibacterial activities of Etlingera elatior (Jack) R.M.Sm grown in different locations of Malaysia

Locations Solvents TPC TFC TTC
Kelantan Aqueous 618.9 ± 16.40a 354.2 ± 11.24a 122.5 ± 5.38a
  Ethanol 520.4 ± 15.26c 312.5 ± 10.44c 114.5 ± 5.72b
Pahang Aqueous 544.7 ± 15.33b 330.8 ± 12.19b 106.4 ± 4.59c
  Ethanol 500.6 ± 14.54d 310.4 ± 11.72c 104.2 ± 4.68c
Johor Aqueous 516.4 ± 15.41c 246.1 ± 12.80d 88.7 ± 3.50d
  Ethanol 461.5 ± 20.55e 211.0 ± 11.55e 86.3 ± 4.68d
  1. All analyses are the mean of triplicate measurements ± standard deviation. Results expressed in mg/100 g DM. Means not sharing a common letter in each column were significantly different at P ≤ 0.05