Table 3

Correlations between the EC50 values of antioxidant activities and phenolic and flavonoids content of T. leptophylla
Assays Correlation R2
Phenolics Flavonoid
EC50 of DPPH radical scavenging ability 0.7020* 0.192
EC50 of superoxide radical scavenging ability 0.1905 0.6613*
EC50 of phosphomolybdate antioxidant capacity 0.6663* 0.4306
EC50 of hydroxyl radical scavenging ability 0.7458* 0.7215*
EC50 of hydrogen peroxide radical scavenging ability 0.0194 0.0126
EC50 of ABTS radical scavenging ability 0.6777* 0.1285

Each value in the table is represented as mean ± SD (n = 3). * indicates significance at P < 0.05.

Saeed et al.

Saeed et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:221   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-221

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