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Table 6 Phenolic components of aqueous extract of African star apple fruit parts

From: Starch composition, glycemic indices, antioxidant properties and carbohydrate hydrolyzing enzymes activities of African star apple fruit parts

Compounds African star apple fruit parts   
Pulp mg/g Cotyledon mg/g Seed coat mg/g Pulp coat mg/g
Beta-amyrin acetate 2.42 ± 0.03a 4.24 ± 0.01a 2.83 ± 0.02a 2.66 ± 0.01a
Eleagnine 0.86 ± 0.01b 0.34 ± 0.03b 1.46 ± 0.01a 1.31 ± 0.01a
Epicatechin 0.98 ± 0.02b 1.39 ± 0.02c 1.27 ± 0.02b 1.24 ± 0.03a
Epigallocatechin 0.78 ± 0.01b 0.34 ± 0.01b 0.97 ± 0.02c 0.87 ± 0.02b
Gentisic Acid 0.67 ± 0.02b 0.44 ± 0.02c 0.21 ± 0.01c
Myricetin rhamnoside 0.50 ± 0.02c 0.78 ± 0.02c 0.64 ± 0.02b
Procyanidin B5 0.54 ± 0.01c 0.54 ± 0.01b
Skatole 0.84 ± 0.01b 0.32 ± 0.01b 1.59 ± 0.02b 1.49 ± 0.02a
Stigmasterol 3.74 ± 0.02a 2.47 ± 0.02a 5.82 ± 0.02d 5.25 ± 0.02d
Tetrahydro-2-methylharman 1.05 ± 0.01a 0.35 ± 0.01b 1.66 ± 0.03a 1.59 ± 0.03a
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± standard deviations (SD) of three determinations. Averages followed by different letters differ by Tukey test at p < 0.05
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