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Table 2 Chemoprophylactic activity of methanolic crude extract of the seeds of Brassica nigra against Plasmodium berghei infection in mice

From: Antimalarial activity of 80 % methanolic extract of Brassica nigra (L.) Koch. (Brassicaceae) seeds against Plasmodium berghei infection in mice

Treatments Doses % Parasitemia % Chemosuppression
Distilled water 10 ml/kg 26.40 ± 5.80 0.00
Brassica nigra seed extract 100 mg/kg 21.80 ± 2.65 17.42b2
200 mg/kg 20.80 ± 3.01 21.21b2
400 mg/kg 12.20 ± 1.36 53.79a1
Chloroquine 10 mg/kg 1.00 ± 0.45 96.21a3
  1. Values are expressed as Mean ± SEM; n = 5. Where a = as compared to negative control; b = as compared to positive control; 1 = P < 0.05; 2 = P < 0.01 and 3 = P < 0.001