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Table 1 Free radical scavenging activity of flowers (F) and leaves (L) of Leguminosae species

From: Assessment of phytochemical content, polyphenolic composition, antioxidant and antibacterial activities of Leguminosae medicinal plants in Peninsular Malaysia

Plants Part Antioxidant activity
   IC50(µg/mL) AEAC (mg AA/100 g)
A. auriculiformis F 152 ± 13a 2540 ± 221a
  L 161 ± 30a 2430 ± 457a
B. kockiana F 27.0 ± 5.0a 14 600 ± 2360a
  L 61.0 ± 10.0b 6410 ± 985b
B. purpurea F 1690 ± 280a 235 ± 35a
  L 384 ± 45b 1010 ± 122b
C. pulcherrima F 118 ± 24a 3350 ± 618a
  L 50.0 ± 5.0b 7690 ± 735b
C. tergemina F 179 ± 12a 2170 ± 130a
  L 61.0 ± 6.0b 6300 ± 610b
C. surattensis F 96.0 ± 16.0a 4080 ± 728a
  L 94.0 ± 11.0a 4130 ± 463a
L. leucocephala F 289 ± 17a 1340 ± 78a
  L 187 ± 15b 2070 ± 156b
P. pterocarpum F 189 ± 10a 2040 ± 120a
  L 51.0 ± 0.0b 7630 ± 331b
S. saman F 343 ± 43a 1130 ± 153a
  L 384 ± 39a 1000 ± 97a
  1. Results are expressed as means ± SD (n = 3). For each column, values followed by the same letter (a-b) are statistically insignificant (P > 0.05) as determined using ANOVA, and this does not apply for different plants.