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Table 3 Total phenolic contents (mg GAE/g) values of all major part extracts in aqueous and organic solvents of C. papaya (mean ± SE; n = 3)

From: Compositional difference in antioxidant and antibacterial activity of all parts of the Carica papaya using different solvents

Extracting Solvents Leaves Bark roots Peels seeds pulp LSD 5 %
n-Hexane*** 10.60 ± 0.06b 09.85 ± 0.03c 02.64 ± 0.00f 07.32 ± 0.05d 06.74 ± 0.02e 15.92 ± 0.03a 0.07
Dichloromethane*** 11.77 ± 0.03e 21.60 ± 0.04a 01.22 ± 0.01f 21.15 ± 0.12b 16.02 ± 0.03d 19.62 ± 0.04c 0.10
n-Butanol*** 21.69 ± 0.03c 25.80 ± 0.04a 05.83 ± 0.02e 24.80 ± 0.04b 25.85 ± 0.09a 20.93 ± 0.04d 0.09
Ethyl acetate*** 27.80 ± 0.02d 28.80 ± 0.05c 09.39 ± 0.05f 27.21 ± 0.14e 32.52 ± 0.49a 31.88 ± 0.01b 0.37
Water*** 49.94 ± 0.60a 31.31 ± 0.05d 19.92 ± 0.04f 32.23 ± 0.64c 27.94 ± 0.09c 37.78 ± 0.11b 0.65
Methanol*** 54.28 ± 0.10a 37.09 ± 0.52d 41.72 ± 0.54b 35.15 ± 0.53e 38.86 ± 0.82c 38.15 ± 0.53c 0.89
Ethanol*** 65.12 ± 1.21a 61.25 ± 0.10b 49.08 ± 0.09c 43.79 ± 1.20e 43.42 ± 0.06f 48.49 ± 0.18d 0.27
  1. Values with same letter in superscript in row do not differ significantly
  2. NS non-significant
  3. *** Significant at 0.001 level