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Table 4 Correlation coefficients (r) between policoanol content, antioxidant and anti-arthritic activities of milk thistle oil, during seed maturation

From: Policosanol composition, antioxidant and anti-arthritic activities of milk thistle (Silybium marianum L.) oil at different seed maturity stages

  Correlation coefficient
TPC-DPPH effect 0.952
TPC-ABTS effect 0.899
TPC- % of inhibition of EAD −0.901
TPC- % of inhibition of BSA 0.774
  1. TPC Total Policosanol content
  2. DPPH 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl radical
  3. ABTS 2,2′-azino-bis (3-ethyl-benzthiazoline-6-sulfonic acid)
  4. EAD egg albumin denaturation
  5. BSA bovine serum albumin denaturation