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Table 1 Cytotoxicity of the acidified 70% acetone extracts

From: Evaluation of pharmacological activities, cytotoxicity and phenolic composition of four Maytenus species used in southern African traditional medicine to treat intestinal infections and diarrhoeal diseases

Test samples Cytotoxicity (IC50(μg/ml)) Lipid peroxidation inhibition (LC50(μg/ml)) Lipoxygenase inhibition (LL50(μg/ml)
Maytenus peduncularis 89.41 ± 16.6 39.84 ± 5.52 44.15 ± 5.60
Maytenus procumbens 187.71 ± 19.92 34.21 ± 1.63 117.93 ± 36.50
Maytenus senegalensis 87.62 ± 3.02 27.21 ± 2.3 115.80 ± 20.11
Maytenus undata 99.17 ± 11.88 33.70 ± 0.85 50.92 ± 25.70
Berberine (positive control) 4.74 ± 0.41