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Table 1 Total antioxidant capacity and free radical scavenging activity in M. oleifera leaves and seeds extracts

From: Evaluation of the biological activity of Moringa oleifera leaves extract after incorporating silver nanoparticles, in vitro study

ExtractTotal antioxidant capacity
(mg gallic acid/gm)
Total polyphenols
(mg gallic acid/100 g)
Reducing power
(μg/mL)
ABTS (mg/gm)Antioxidant activity (%)IC50 (μg/mL)
Leaves0.12 ± 0.007*0.67 ± 0.006*0.34 ± 0.03*55.25*57.8*50.58*
Seeds0.06 ± 0.0030.04 ± 0.0030.21 ± 0.0325.9232.282.92
  1. *The most effective extract, values expressed as mean ± SE of four replicates