Skip to main content

Table 1 Total phenols, total flavonoids content, and total antioxidant activity of V. geminata, P. pyrenoidosa, B. eriensis, and S. obliquus

From: Antioxidant activities of some edaphic algae in Egypt

  V. geminata P. pyrenoidosa B. eriensis S. obliquus
Total phenols (mg/g dwt) 13.68c ± 1.11 27.07b ± 0.76 30.89a ± 1.61 29.25ab ± 0.24
Total flavonoids (mg/g dwt) 9.59c ± 0.14 16.84b ± 1.87 24.73a ± 0.29 22.34a ± 0.32
Total antioxidant activity (mg of ascorbic acid/g dwt) 6.66d ± 0.96 21.47c ± 0.04 30.05b ± 0.69 36.33a ± 0.45
Percentage inhibition of DPPH 36.89d ± 3.83 89.47b ± 1.53 77.66c ± 1.27 97.37a ± 1.33
  1. Results are means ± SE of three replicates
  2. Different letters mean statistically significant differences (p < 0.05)