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Table 5 Correlation matrix showing the interrelation among phenolics, flavonoids, DPPH scavenging, FRAP, ascorbic acid, proline content, ABS 450 and protein levels

From: Evaluation of physicochemical and antioxidant properties of sourwood and other Malaysian honeys: a comparison with manuka honey

  Phenolics Flavonoids DPPH FRAP Ascorbic acid Proline ABS450 Protein
Phenolics 1.000 0.958** 0.789* 0.761* 0.158 0.419 0.837** 0.647*
Flavonoids 0.958** 1.000 0.607* 0.782* 0.103 0.443 0.735* 0.659*
DPPH 0.789** 0.607* 1.000 0.671* 0.542* 0.479 0.938** 0.590*
FRAP 0.761* 0.782* 0.671* 1.000 0.216 0.900** 0.873** 0.960**
Ascorbic acid 0.158 0.103 0.542* 0.216 1.000 0.229 0.468 0.151
Proline 0.419 0.443 0.479 0.900** 0.229 1.000 0.701* 0.947**
ABS450 0.837** 0.735* 0.938** 0.873** 0.468 0.701* 1.000 0.783*
Protein 0.647* 0.659* 0.590* 0.960** 0.151 0.947** 0.783* 1.000
  1. **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed); *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed).