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Table 1 Total flavonoid and total phenolic contents, and antioxidant activity of sesame seed extracts

From: Fatty acid composition, total phenolic contents and antioxidant activity of white and black sesame seed varieties from different localities of Ethiopia

Districts Sesame seed varieties Total flavonoid contents (TFC) (mg/g) Total phenolic contents (mg/g) Scavenging activity (IC50) value (mgAAE/g)
Metema White 4.99 ± 0.03a 6.96 ± 0.03a 16.8 ± 1.59a
Black 3.38 ± 0.02b 4.27 ± 0.05b 10.2 ± 1.202b
West Armachiho White 4.17 ± 0.03c 5.26 ± 0.05c 13.2 ± 1.195c
Black 2.13 ± 0.03d 4.19 ± 0.08d 9.8 ± 0.96d
Amuru White 4.34 ± 0.1e 4.59 ± 0.06e 10.4 ± 0.97b
Black 2.89 ± 0.1f 2.95 ± 0.04f 8.3 ± 0.80e
  1. NB: Data represent mean ± SD of triplicate analysis. Means within a column (a, b, c, d, e, f) marked with different letters are significantly different at (p < 0.05)