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Table 1 Phytochemical constituents and antioxidant activities of M. buxifolia leaves and stem extracts

From: Metabolic fingerprinting, antioxidant characterization, and enzyme-inhibitory response of Monotheca buxifolia (Falc.) A. DC. extracts

Extract Phytochemical contents Radical Scavenging Activity Reducing Power Assays Ferrous ion Chelation Total Antioxidant Capacity
Total phenolic content (mgGAE/) Total flavonoid content (mgRE/g) DPPH (mmolTE/g) ABTS (mmol TE/g) CUPRAC (mgTE/g) FRAP (mgTE/g) Metal chelating (mgEDTAE/g) Phosphomolybdenum (mmolTE/g)
Leaves Methanol 69.84 ± 1.87c 40.11 ± 0.94b 132.14 ± 0.68c 257.25 ± 4.04c 253.96 ± 5.69c 197.36 ± 8.05b 6.24 ± 0.13c 2.10 ± 0.12b
Chloroform 50.21 ± 0.87d 48.86 ± 0.75a 81.62 ± 4.25d 160.96 ± 4.29d 182.67 ± 1.85d 121.52 ± 4.94c 15.95 ± 1.03a 2.29 ± 0.22b
Stem Methanol 91.00 ± 2.24a 7.37 ± 0.22c 145.18 ± 0.25a 279.04 ± 0.52a 361.40 ± 11.02a 247.19 ± 8.49a 2.90 ± 0.46d 2.75 ± 0.16a
Chloroform 73.98 ± 2.22b 7.68 ± 0.16c 138.51 ± 0.94b 271.37 ± 0.35b 267.96 ± 10.33b 197.57 ± 9.15b 8.88 ± 0.83b 2.50 ± 0.23ab
  1. All values expressed are means ± S.D. of three parallel measurements. GAE: Gallic acid equivalents; RE: Rutin equivalents; TE: trolox equivalent; EDTAE: EDTA equivalent. Different letters within column indicate significant differences in the extracts (p < 0.05)