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Table 2 EC50 values for free radical scavenging assays for hydroxyl, nitric oxide assay and hydrogen peroxide with relevant positive standards

From: Polyphenols contribute to the antioxidant and antiproliferative activity of Phyllanthus debilis plant in-vitro

EC 50 values OH. (μg/mL) NO. (μg/mL) H2O2 (μg/mL) Total antioxidant capacity (w/w % AAE)
AP(Aerial parts) (n = 3) 49.27 ± 4.75* 211.05 ± 7.61* 42.54 ± 2.23* 37.7 ± 3.2
RP (Root) (n = 3) 27.77 ± 3.26* 170.75 ± 3.16* 30.23 ± 3.35* 35.3 ± 5.6
Gallic acid (n = 3) 27.37 ± 1.89 N/A N/A N/A
Ascorbic acid (n = 3) N/A 212.58 ± 2.87 13.82 ± 1.11 N/A
  1. Significant difference at *P < 0.001 when compared RP with AP. AAE: Ascorbic acid equivalent, N/A: Not applicable