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Table 2 Biological activities and compounds of mung beans

From: A review of phytochemistry, metabolite changes, and medicinal uses of the common food mung bean and its sprouts (Vigna radiata)

Biological activities Biological compounds
Antioxidant effects Proteins, polypeptides, polysaccharides, polyphenols
Antimicrobial activity Enzymes, peptides, polyphenols
Anti-inflammatory activity Polyphenols
Antidiabetic effects Polyphenols
Lipid metabolism accommodation Phytosterol
Antihypertensive effects Proteins, amino acids
Antitumor effects Polyphenols, mung bean trypsin inhibitor fragments
Antisepsis effects Polyphenols, aqueous extracts from mung bean coat