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Table 5 Efficiency of encapsulation (%) and non-encapsulation proportion (%) of the flavonoid marker compounds present in nanoparticles of red propolis extract

From: Polymeric Nanoparticles of Brazilian Red Propolis Extract: Preparation, Characterization, Antioxidant and Leishmanicidal Activity

  (%) Efficiency of encapsulation of flavonoids using UPLC-DAD
Composition (%) E.E. (%) N.E. ∑ (%E.E. + %N.E.)
NRPE A1 85.15 14.79ª 96.25
NRPE A2 65.74 39.47b 105.20
NRPE A3 72.76 41.48ª 114.24
NRPE A4 79.49 26.09c 105.58
NRPE A5 77.01 18.82d 95.83
  1. Mean values and standard deviation determinate in triplicate
  2. E.E. efficiency of encapsulation, N.E. non-encapsulated
  3. aExternal determination of formononetin
  4. bExternal determination of liquiritigenin + pinobanksin + isoliquiritigenin + formononetin
  5. cExternal determination of liquiritigenin and formononetin
  6. dExternal determination of liquiritigenin + isoliquiritigenin + formononetin