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Table 6 Total terpenoids, total phenols and total flavonoids in different parts and extracts of Sphaeranthus indicus

From: Comparative assessment of antimicrobial and antioxidant activity between whole plant and parts of Sphaeranthus indicus Linn. (Asteraceae)

PartsExtractTotal terpenoids (mg linalool equivalent/ 1 g dry weight)Total phenol (mg GAE/ 1 g of dry weight)Total flavonoid (mg QE/ 1 g of dry weight)
Whole plantHexane80.94 ± 0.530.000.00
 Ethyl acetate165.30 ± 0.400.000.00
 Polar fraction of methanol278.80 ± 0.
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18.23 ± 0.16e164.10 ± 0.52e
 Aqueous0.0019.30 ± 0.004e195.45 ± 0.57d
LeafHexane176.25 ± 2.40d,e0.000.00
 Ethylacetate196.49 ± 1.32d0.000.00
 Polar fraction of methanol276.23 ± 14.83c43.12 ± 1.41b238.93 ± 0.47b
 Aqueous0.0058.54 ± 0.07a273.82 ± 3.53a
InflorescenceHexane124.77 ± 0.34e0.000.00
 Ethylacetate387.97 ± 0.46b0.000.00
 Polar fraction of methanol120.13 ± 2.98e10.65 ± 0.06f208.83 ± 0.47c
 Aqueous0.0030.40 ± 0.03c239.34 ± 0.46b
StemHexane31.27 ± 0.11f0.000.00
 Ethylacetate48.20 ± 0.19f0.000.00
 Polar fraction of methanol551.48 ± 41.41a22.35 ± 0.23d134.61 ± 0.47f
 Aqueous0.0022.79 ± 0.02d165.53 ± 0.46e
RootHexane11.47 ± 0.03f0.000.00
 Ethylacetate39.43 ± 0.10f0.000.00
 Polar fraction of methanol179.38 ± 7.67d,e7.90 ± 0.03g62.04 ± 0.47h
 Aqueous0.006.34 ± 0.004g92.46 ± 0.47g
  1. The results are mean ± SE (n = 3). The different superscript letters denote the significant at p < 0.05 (Tukey’s test)