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Research Article

Enteromorpha compressa Exhibits Potent Antioxidant Activity

Table 6

Pigments (chl a, b, total chlorophylls, and carotenoids) and phenolic compounds (of spring collected E. compressa) in ethyl acetate (EA) extracts expressed as mg/g and GAE.

ExtractPigments (mg/g)Gallic acid equivalent (GAE)
Chlorophyll aChlorophyll bTotal chlorophyllCarotenoidsPhenolic compounds

Crude (Ethanolic extract)0.51 ± 0.010.967 ± 0.21.47 ± 0.30.067 ± 0.020.057 ± 0.01
EA (Spring)4.05 ± 0.73.15 ± 0.67.2 ± 0.50.127 ± 0.010.064 ± 0.0
LSD0.07010.0070.07370.01770.005

Each value is presented as mean of triplet treatments; LSD: Least significant difference at P ≤ 0.01 according to Duncan’s multiple range test.

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