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Table 3 Total phenolic content, total flavonoid content, Ferric reducing antioxidant potential (FRAP), and Trolox equivalent antioxidant capacity (TEAC; ABTS Assay) of different extracts of Euphorbia helioscopia

From: Efficacy of Euphorbia helioscopia in context to a possible connection between antioxidant and antidiabetic activities: a comparative study of different extracts

  MthEh EthEh AqEh
TPC (mg GAEq/g) 24.77c ± 0.35 13.58b ± 0.43 4.63 a ± 0.69
TFC (mgQEq/g) 17.95c ± 0.32 11.27 b ± 0.38 3.25 a ± 0.93
FRAP (μMFe+ 2/g) 758.90c ± 25.21 457.85 b ± 13.15 303.49 a ± 4.45
TEAC (μMTEq/g) 689.00c ± 25.94 575.17 b ± 7.52 287.39 a ± 13.90
  1. Results are expressed as Means±SD (standard deviation). Values that do not share a superscript letter (a to c) in the same row are significantly different (p ≤ 0.5)
  2. MthEh Methanolic extract of Euphorbia helioscopia, EthEh Ethanolic extract of Euphorbia helioscopia, AqEh Aqueous extract of Euphorbia helioscopia
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