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Table 2 Identification of flavonoids and phenolic acids compounds from sweet potato root extract treated by MeJA, SA and ABA

From: Plant-growth regulators alter phytochemical constituents and pharmaceutical quality in Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.)

Compounds Control MeJA SA ABA
Quercetin 0.32 ± 0.08d 1.16 ± 0.14a 0.83 ± 0.04c 0.95 ± 0.05b
Kaempferol 0.28 ± 0.08c 0.93 ± 0.09a 0.79 ± 0.05b 0.82 ± 0.07b
Myricetin 0.34 ± 0.02d 0.98 ± 0.09a 0.86 ± 0.05b 0.77 ± 0.03c
Luteolin 0.22 ± 0.06d 0.75 ± 0.05b 0.84 ± 0.07a 0.61 ± 0.04c
Gallic acid 0.31 ± 0.07c 0.81 ± 0.08a 0.46 ± 0.07b 0.40 ± 0.06b
Chlorogenic acid 0.52 ± 0.04c 0.98 ± 0.14a 0.61 ± 0.05b 0.55 ± 0.03c
3,5-dicaffeoylquinic acid 0.38 ± 0.05d 0.75 ± 0.08a 0.59 ± 0.05b 0.49 ± 0.04c
4,5-dicaffeoylquinic acid 0.50 ± 0.02c 0.89 ± 0.10a 0.65 ± 0.06b 0.60 ± 0.08b
  1. Data are means of triplicate measurements ± standard deviation. Means not sharing a common single letter in each row for each measurement were significantly different at P < 0.05