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Table 4 IC 50 of various fractions of Sonchus for diverse antioxidant systems

From: Evaluation of flavonoids and diverse antioxidant activities of Sonchus arvensis

Sonchus arvensis fraction Super oxide radical scavenging assay DPPH radical scavenging assay activity ABTS+radical scavenging assay
Methanolic extract 35 ± 1.7 a 3.4 ± 0.3a 65.7 ± 3.7a
Chloroform fraction 45.7 ± 2.2 b 4.1 ± 0.5a 81.5 ± 4.5b
Ethyl acetate fraction 65.3 ± 2.7 c 6.7 ± 0.2b 100.7 ± 7.5c
N-hexane fraction 89.2 ± 3.9 d 10.1 ± 0.8c 123.5 ± 5.8d
Ascorbic acid 69.6 ± 4.1 c 3.9 ± 0.7a 86.3 ± 4.5b
  1. Each value in the table is represented as Mean ± SD (n=3) Means not sharing the same letter are significantly different (LSD) at P<0.01 probability level in each column.