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Table 5 IC 50 of various fractions of Sonchus arvensis for diverse antioxidant systems

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

Sonchus arvensis fraction Reducing power Hydroxyl scavenging assay Hydrogen peroxide scavenging assay Total antioxidant activity
Methanolic extract 53.1 ± 2.7 a 26.4 ± 0.9a 86.4 ± 7.1 a 67.0 ± 3.8 a
Chloroform fraction 81.3 ± 3.2 b 38.1 ± 1.6b 90.2 ± 8.5 b 90.7 ± 5.9 b
Ethyl acetate fraction 112.4 ± 5.1c 43.1 ± 3.9b 120.3 ± 9.5 b 110.5 ± 7.0 c
N-hexane fraction 134.6 ± 4.6d 78.6 ± 3.2c 145.1 ± 6.6 c 1322.21 ± 8.4 d
Ascorbic acid 55.7 ± 2.0 a 24.2 ± 2.65a 90.3 ± 7.5 a 70.3 ± 3.5 a
  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.