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Table 6 Antioxidant activity (%AOA) of EEP and its nanoparticles loaded with red propolis extract

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

  (% AOA)
Composition (%)E.E.a (%)N.E.a ∑(%E.E. + %N.E.)
Trolox 99.50 a 99.50
EEP 98.00 a 98.00
NRPE A1 81.40 ± 2.75 30.73 ± 1.04 112.13
NRPE A2 76.63 ± 6.86 27.18 ± 0.95 103.81
NRPE A3 79.51 ± 2.13 36.75 ± 1.33 116.26
NRPE A4 77.35 ± 2.98 38.10 ± 0.36 115.45
NRPE A5 76.22 ± 5.74 18.27 ± 1.77 94.49
  1. Free radical DPPH sequestering activity (%) of the ethanolic extract of Brazilian red propolis and its nanoparticles loaded with red propolis extract
  2. aMean values refer to the mean of three determinations ± standard deviation