BioMed Research International / 2011 / Article / Tab 7

Research Article

Enteromorpha compressa Exhibits Potent Antioxidant Activity

Table 7

Antioxidant activity (%) of essential oil of E. compressa collected during spring compared with BHT as standard.

ExtractDPPH %Total antioxidantReducing powerABTS %β-Carotene %

Essential oil41.0 ± 2.440 ± 2.42.07 ± 0.212.7 ± 1.614 ± 1.0
BHT89.5 ± 5.637.1 ± 1.718.12 ± 0.883.6 ± 4.668 ± 2.9
LSD0.07020.0740.14030.07020.07

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