Concentration % Scavenging of Nitric oxide
µg/ml Ascorbic acid QHX-I QHX-II QAC-I QAC-II QMT-I QMT-II QET-I QET-II QEA-I QEA-II QWA-I QWA-II
5 21.92  ± 1.12b 10.22 ± 0.25a 7.91 ± 0.86a 10.86 ± 0.11c 11.08 ±  0.11a 10.74  ± 0.02a 13.84 ± 0.95b 15.27 ± 1.11a 18.54 ± 0.44b 11.48  ± 0.48a 13.06 ± 0.05b 8.33 ± 0.55a 7.69 ± 0.80b
10 43.09 ± 0.37c 13.81 ± 0.73a 12.11 ± 0.12b 14.01 ± 0.48a 15.27 ± 0.25a 13.8 ± 0.66b 18.12 ± 0.11b 23.7 ± 0.64b 28.75 ± 0.90c 13.59 ± 0.37d 18.65 0.30c 8.85 ± 0.35a 8.11 ± 0.09d
25 54.16 ± 0.19e 18.12 ± 0.33a 16.54 ± 0.16b 20.12 ± 0.39a 22.31 ± 0.42a 21.35 ± 0.57a 22.02 ± 0.47c 38.25 ± 0.21b 44.41 ± 0.52c 21.49 ± 0.31b 29.39 ± 0.53d 10.22 ± 0.25a 9.79 ± 0.38e
50 65.51 ± 0.51d 25.52 ± 0.81b 22.12 ± 0.21d 32.13 ± 0.32b 37.41 ± 0.39c 33.61 ± 0.55c 35.93 ± 0.39c 57.11 ± 0.84b 65.11 ± 0.67c 30.66 ± 1.11b 44.02 ± 0.02e 11.08 ± 0.35a 10.64 ± 0.33e
100 77.63 ± 0.71c 37.61 ± 0.34c 34.66 ± 0.29b 48.78 ± 1.33b 57.01 ± 0.48b 54.05 ± 0.06c 61.01 ±0.48c 65.44 ± 0.71c 79.66 ± 0.29d 54.57 ± 0.39b 65.85 ± 0.78d 22.24 ± 0.27a 21.61 ± 0.53d
200 88.12 ± 0.82d 58.37 ± 0.33b 54.83 ± 0.15c 70.81 ± 0.73b 80.92 ± 0.51a 78.92 ± 0.82a 83.14 ± 0.53a 84.93 ± 0.89a 86.82 ± 0.36d 70.07 ± 0.06d 88.41 ± 0.37e 27.49 ± 0.21a 26.91 ± 0.37d
IC50 24.19 ± 3.53c 136.31 ± 0.60b 152.09 ± 1.01c 98.51 ± 0.98b 84.23 ± 0.22c 91.17 ± 0.28c 80.81 ± 0.73c 62.13 ± 0.81c 52.58 ± 0.14d 87.87 ± 0.87b 74.31 ± 0.27c >200 >200
Results are expressed as Mean ± Standard deviation, where n = 3. Values with different superscripts (a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h) in a row differ significantly (p < 0.05).
Table 4: Scavenging of Nitric oxide by the extracts of Quinoa.