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Table 1 Phytochemical prospection of crude ethanolic extract of leaves and stem of Arrabidaea chica, collected in Maranhão state, Brazil

From: Leishmanicidal, cytotoxicity and wound healing potential of Arrabidaea chica Verlot

Metabolite class Reactions Arrabidaea chica
Leaves Stem
Anthraquinones NaOH - -
Flavonoids AlCl3 + +
Triterpenes/steroids Anhidrous acetic/sulphuric acid - -
Saponin Foaming index - -
Phenolic compound FeCl3 + -
Tannin Gelatin + +
Anthocyanidins/chalcones HCl/NaOH + +
  1. (+) presence; (−) absence
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