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Table 1 Antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of L. speciosa flower extract and soluble fractions

From: Investigation of biological activities of the flowers of Lagerstroemia speciosa, the Jarul flower of Bangladesh

Samples/ Standards Total phenolic content (mg of GAE/ g of dried extract) Free radical scavenging activity IC50 (μg/ml) Brine shrimp lethality bioassay LC50 (μg/ml)
ME 17.71 ± 0.32 4.50 ± 0.11 25.70 ± 0.19
HXSF 11.15 ± 0.56 32.11 ± 0.58 2.00 ± 0.31
CTCSF 9.94 ± 0.13 5.15 ± 0.21 15.06 ± 0.43
CSF 1.42 ± 0.44 4.20 ± 0.41 18.37 ± 0.32
AQSF 19.34 ± 0.49 10.92 ± 0.33 84.02 ± 0.13
Vincristine sulfate 0.45 ± 0.04
BHT 27.50 ± 0.54
Ascorbic acid 5.80 ± 0.21
  1. ME = Methanolic crude extract; HXSF = Hexane soluble fraction; CTCSF = Carbon tetrachloride soluble fraction; CSF = Chloroform soluble fraction; AQSF = Aqueous soluble fraction; BHT = Butylated hydroxytoluene; GAE = Gallic acid equivalent