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Table 3 Effects of EEP in MCF-7 cells proliferation assay

From: Ethanol-extracted Cameroonian propolis exerts estrogenic effects and alleviates hot flushes in ovariectomized Wistar rats

Group Concentration (μg/mL) PE RPE (%)
DMSO - 1 ± 0.03 47.17
E2B (10−8 M) 10−8 2.12 ± 0.13 100
Propolis 10−8 1.21 ± 0.15 57.07
10−7 1.32 ± 0.18 62.26
10−6 0.72 ± 0.08 33.96
10−5 0.48 ± 0.16 22.64
Propolis + E2B (10−8 M) 10−8 1.95 ± 0.03 91.98
10−7 1.72 ± 0.19 81.13
10−6 1.31 ± 0.06 61.79
10−5 1.21 ± 0.15 57.07
  1. DMSO negative control, E2B Estradiol benzoate, served as positive control, PE Proliferative effect calculated as the effect on solvent control, RPE Relative proliferative effect, compares the maximum proliferation induced by a sample with that induced by 17β-estradiol