Table 1: Phenolic contents (mg/g seed flour) and antioxidant activity of methanolic extracts (2 g catechin equivalents) from studied genera. Results are the average ± standard deviation of different populations. Superscript letters indicate significant differences between values in the same column (Scheffe’s test); and  .

Phenolic contentsAOXDRAAORRAAC

Lathyrus13.50.0034 ± 0.000.0087 ± 0.0048.23 ± 9.380.52 ± 0.09327.87 ± 92.16
Lens5.50.0152 ± 0.010.0107 ± 0.0054.92 ± 9.250.45 ± 0.09379.01 ± 90.23
Pisum16.70.00340.008265.530.35488.4
Vicia6.00.0057 ± 0.010.0101 ± 0.0057.37 ± 7.260.43 ± 0.07403.81 ± 75.47

AOX: antioxidant value; DR: degradation rate; AA: antioxidant activity; ORR: oxidation rate ratio; AAC: antioxidant activity coefficient.