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Table 2 Antioxidant capacity of extracts

From: Screening for antioxidant and antibacterial activities of phenolics from Golden Delicious apple pomace

Extracts FRAP DRSC HORAC ORAC
Methanol 1.42 ± 0.14bD 2.13 ± 0.13bC 3.46 ± 0.19bB 5.41 ± 0.24bA
Ethanol 1.36 ± 0.12bD 2.11 ± 0.10bC 3.50 ± 0.23bB 5.73 ± 0.61bA
Acetone 1.07 ± 0.07cD 1.19 ± 0.11bcC 2.05 ± 0.18cB 2.70 ± 0.28cA
Ethyl acetate 2.07 ± 0.16aD 3.05 ± 0.14aC 5.42 ± 0.19aB 8.89 ± 0.62aA
Chloroform 0.70 ± 0.09dD 1.09 ± 0.08cC 1.52 ± 0.13dB 1.99 ± 0.13cA
  1. All values are expressed as the mean ± standard deviation (n = 3)
  2. FRAP ferric reducing power expressed as milligram BHT equivalents per gram of powder (mg BHT/g powder), DRSC DPPH radical scavenging capacity expressed as milligram BHT equivalents per gram of powder (mg BHT/g powder), HORAC hydroxyl radical averting capacity expressed as milligram BHT equivalents per gram of powder (mg BHT/g powder), ORAC oxygen radical absorbance capacity expressed as milligram BHT equivalents per gram of powder (mg BHT/g powder)
  3. a–d Column wise values with different superscripts of this type denote significant differences (P < 0.05)
  4. A–D Line wise values with different superscripts of this type denote significant differences (P < 0.05)