Table 5: Phenolic contents (mg/g seed flour) and antioxidant activity of methanolic extracts (2 g catechin equivalents) for the four groups of taxa belong to tribe Fabeae from Southern Spain. Results are the average ± standard deviation. Superscript letters indicate significant differences between values in the same row (Scheffe’s test; and ).

Group 1Group 2Group 3Group 4

Phenolic contents21.8 ± 6.57.9 ± 3.13.3 ± 0.84.6 ± 2.0
AOX0.0040 ± 0.000.0054 ± 0.000.0082 ± 0.010.0050 ± 0.00
DR0.010 ± 0.000.009 ± 0.000.08 ± 0.000.011 ± 0.00
AA42.59 ± 9.1756.56 ± 5.1265.34 ± 3.6251.71 ± 5.65
ORR0.574 ± 0.090.435 ± 0.050.347 ± 0.040.482 ± 0.06
AAC267.11 ± 78.8400.9 ± 51.9489.50 ± 41.2346.28 ± 53.6

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