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Table 1 Total flavonoid content in S. xanthocarpum fruit extracts and Rf value of spots on chromatogram

From: Medicinal attributes of Solanum xanthocarpum fruit consumed by several tribal communities as food: an in vitro antioxidant, anticancer and anti HIV perspective

Extracts Flavonoids (μg QE/mg) Rf values
HX 71.82 ± 0.08 0.05b 0.22a 0.35b 0.42a 0.50b 0.59ad - -
BZ 69.76 ± 0.12 0.05a 0.22a 0.35b 0.42ad 0.51b 0.64ad - -
CH 59.51 ± 0.13 0.03bd 0.05a 0.22ad 0.35b 0.42ad 0.53b 0.70ad -
EA 162.49 ± 0.15 0.06ad 0.22ad 0.35b 0.42ad 0.62bd 0.71a - -
AC 148.07 ± 0.18 0.05acd 0.14a 0.27ad 0.31b 0.44ad 0.57acd 0.69a 0.77b
ET 71.43 ± 0.14 0.05acd 0.14b 0.27ad 0.45ad 0.58acd - - -
AQ 10.22 ± 0.12 0.00acd - - - - - - -
  1. Abbreviations: HX hexane, BZ benzene, CH chloroform, EA ethyl acetate, AC acetone, ET ethyl alcohol, AQ water.
  2. Values with superscript ‘a’ indicates spots on the untreated chromatogram; ‘b’ indicates additional spots visualized after 10% H2SO4 treatment; ‘c’ indicates water soluble phenolics after treatment with FCR reagent (1:1 in water); and ‘d’ denotes phytoconstituent spots having DPPH radical scavenging ability.