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Table 3 Parts used, extraction yields, physical aspect and phytochemical composition of the plant extracts

From: Antibacterial activities of the methanol extracts of seven Cameroonian dietary plants against bacteria expressing MDR phenotypes

Extracts S. radiatum C. zeylanicum C. olitorius S. indicum A. kayserianum A. digitata C. esculentus
Parts used Stem and leaves Bark Stem and leaves Beans Fruits Fruits Fruits
Yield* (%) 6.67 5.65 4.81 4.87 4.95 3.40 15.21
Alkaloids + + + + + + -
Anthocyanins - + - - + - -
Anthraquinones - - - + - - -
Flavonoids + - - - - + -
Phenols + + + + + + -
Tannins + - + - + - -
Triterpenes - + - + + + +
Sterols + - + + - + +
Saponins - - + + + + +
  1. (+): Present; (−): Absent; * yield calculated as the ratio of the mass of the obtained methanol extract/mass of the plant powder.