Table 2

Results of DPPH radical scavenging activity (IC50), FRAP assay, Ferrous chelation activity and Inhibition of lipid peroxidation (LPO)
Sample DPPH IC50(μg/ml) FRAP (mmole Fe/kg) Fe2+chelation IC50(mg/ml) % of LPO inhibition
WSLEt 101.73±8.96c 3.29±8.03c 0.22±0.04c 79.67±3.85c
WSREt 801.93±7.92a 2.26±1.46e 0.37±0.02b 69.87±4.85d
WSFEt 345.68±8.98b 3.13±21.52d 0.65±0.02a 72.11±6.40d
Ascorbic acid 25.95±1.08d 10.86±9.52b NA 100.28±1.07b
BHT 38.14±0.89d 12.57±13.23a NA NA
EDTA NA NA 0.13±0.01d NA
TBHQ NA NA NA 104.516±6.34a

Different letters in each column indicate a significant difference (p<0.05). NA = Not applicable.

Alam et al.

Alam et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:175   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-175

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