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Research Article

Antibacterial and Antioxidant Compounds from the Flower Extracts of Vernonia amygdalina

Table 3

Antilipid peroxidation activities of extracts and constituents of the flowers of V. amygdalina.

Sample nameAbsorbance at 500 nm% inhibitionRemark

Blank0.56
Ascorbic acid0.1083 ± 0.1
CHCl3 extract0.3046 ± 0.8
Acetone extract0.1574 ± 0.3
Vernolide0.3538 ± 0.7

The results are reported as mean ± SD of three replicates. Ascorbic acid was used as the positive control.

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