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Table 2 Classification of the cytotoxicity and selectivity index (SI) of the 50% ethanol-water crude extracts in HepG2 cells vs. Vero cells

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

Cytotoxicity SI Value HepG2 vs. Vero
Very strong cytotoxicity SI ≥ 3 -
(IC50 < 10 μg/mL)
Strong cytotoxicity SI ≥ 3 -
(IC50 10 - 100 μg/mL) SI < 3 -
Moderate cytotoxicity SI ≥ 3 -
(IC50 100 - 500 μg/mL) SI < 3  
   B. ovata (> 2.72)
D. winitii (> 2.44)
A. harmandii (1.89)
T. triptera (0.92)
T. mucronata (0.85)
C. oblongifolius (0.63)