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Table 1 Chemical composition and antioxidant properties of pawpaw leaf and seed meal composite mix

From: Effect of pawpaw leaf and seed meal composite mix dietary supplementation on haematological indices, carcass traits and histological studies of broiler chicken

Parameters Quantity
Plant metabolites (mg/g)
 Tannin 6.17 ± 0.01
 Terpenoid 12.82 ± 0.00
 Cardiac glycoside 18.59 ± 0.00
 Saponin 4.72 ± 0.11
 Steroid 5.84 ± 0.01
Antioxidant parameters
 FRAP (mg/g) 128.53 ± 0.33
 DPPH (%) 48.09 ± 0.17
 Vitamin C (mg/g) 21.62 ± 0.01
  1. FRAP ferric reducing antioxidant property, DPPH 2, 2-diphenyl-1-piccrlhydrazyl hydrate