Table 1

Chemical composition of methanol extract ofPicralima nitidafruit-rinds
Chemical compounds Observations
Alkaloids +++
Leucoanthocyanins
Saponins ++
Tannins +
Antraquinones
Polyphenols +++
Coumarins
Sterols and/or Triterpenes
Cardiac Glycoside ++
Reducing sugars +
Glycosides ++
Anthranoid
Steroids +
Flavonoids ++
Anthocyanin

(−): Absence of chemical compound (+): Presence of chemical compound.

(+)< (++) < (+++): Base on the intensity of characteristic colour.

Kouitcheu et al.

Kouitcheu et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2013 13:211   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-13-211

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