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Table 2 Effect of the C. bauchiense leaves ethyl acetate extract and its fractions on in vitro free radical scavenging and linoleic acid oxidation

From: Antifungal and antioxidant activity of Crassocephalum bauchiense (Hutch.) Milne-Redh ethyl acetate extract and fractions (Asteraceae)

  DPPH NO β carotene - linoleic acid
Extract 55.79 ± 5,40c 190.22 ± 1.50d 185.62 ± 1.17b
F2 389.38 ± 3.55f 64.67 ± 2.80a 897.63 ± 2.00f
F3 30.95 ± 2.43b 166.25 ± 1.30c 306.04 ± 1.50c
F4 211.94 ± 2.44e 90.42 ± 2.00b 381.00 ± 1.00d
F5 104.11 ± 3.20d 297.70 ± 1.00e 1015.5 ± 2.00g
F6 28.57 ± 2.11b 1102.75 ± 2.10g 1086.66 ± 2.50h
L ascorbic acid 18.03 ± 4.15a 339.70 ± 1.15f 849.00 ± 2.13e
BHT 20.00 ± 1.00a / 94.00 ± 1.00a
  1. Data are expressed as Mean ± S.E.M.; Values for a given column followed by different letter as superscript are significantly different according to Waller Dunkan multiple comparison procedure (at P < 0.05). Fraction F1 was found to be inactive.