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Table 1 Cytotoxicity of the 50% ethanol-water crude extracts based on the neutral red assay, and the scientific name, family, part used and % yield

From: Evaluation of the anticancer potential of six herbs against a hepatoma cell line

Scientific name (Voucher specimen no.) Family % yield per gram dry weight Cytotoxicity (IC50 value, μg/mL)
T. triptera Combretaceae 6.14 136.4 ± 44.5 148.7 ± 12.3
[TT, OC & SK No 1214, 1224]
C. oblongifolius Euphorbiaceae 6.18 238.9 ± 21.9 378.4 ± 18.7
[TT, OC & SK No 1215, 1256]
D. winitii Ebenaceae 4.13 > 500 204.7 ± 33.5
[TT, OC & SK No 1245]
B. ovata Euphorbiaceae 5.68 > 500 183.9 ± 7.1
[TT, OC & SK No 1253]
A. harmandii Annonaceae 3.28 309.7 ± 58.2 163.5 ± 11.7
[TT, OC & SK No 1264]
T. mucronata Combretaceae 3.93 129.4 ± 18.4 152.0 ± 33.2
[TT, OC & SK No 1269]
Melphalan    59.9 ± 3.2 37.7 ± 9.8