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Table 3 IC50 values of plant extracts (μg/ml)

From: Oxidative DNA damage preventive activity and antioxidant potential of plants used in Unani system of medicine

Plant Name DPPH· ABTS·+ ·OH NO O2 .- ONOO-
Cleome icosandra 7.28 ± 0.37** 2.54 ± 0.04*** 20.13 ± 0.01*** 152.23 ± 3.51*** 30.96 ± 0.98*** 532.85 ± 15.93*
Rosa damascena 10.36 ± 0.02*** 3.57 ± 0.11** 23.01 ± 0.03** 273.18 ± 3.52*** 42.10 ± 0.82NS 637.57 ± 52.93**
Cyperus scariosus 11.10 ± 0.37** 6.27 ± 0.44** 18.23 ± 0.038*** 240.31 ± 4.28*** 28.85 ± 0.23*** 590.23 ± 2.37**
Gardenia gummifera 82.33 ± 0.31*** 11.62 ± 0.21** 34.33 ± 0.07*** -- 45.39 ± 0.87*** 890.32 ± 52.23***
Abies pindrow 84.23 ± 1.50** 19.10 ± 0.21*** 31.43 ± 0.07*** 286.59 ± 3.89*** 74.54 ± 9.28*** 987.42 ± 17.4***
Valeriana wallichii 86.61 ± 0.89** 21.26 ± 0.18*** 37.92 ± 0.07*** -- 78.35 ± 0.57*** 943.12 ± 27.82***
Holarrhena antidysenterica 98.84 ± 0.31*** 29.92 ± 0.25*** 29.23 ± 0.01** 211.34 ± 2.12*** 83.49 ± 0.59*** 880.51 ± 9.99***
Anacyclus pyrethrum 467.10 ± 0.27*** 31.76 ± 0.27*** 41.22 ± 0.04*** -- 83.49 ± 0.59*** 1.137 ± 0.0031***
Orchis mascula 1.098 ± 0.0091*** -- 47.82 ± 0.20** -- 537.87 ± 93.12** 3.114 ± 0.091***
Asphodelus tenuifolius 2.006 ± 0.0021*** 156.94 ± 5.28*** 50.13 ± 0.04*** -- 425.92 ± 78.12*** 3.390 ± 0.0311***
Reference Compound       
Quercetin 3.21 ± 0.11 1.34 ± 0.08 7.42 ± 0.32 18.23 ± 0.42 41.98 ± 0.95  
Gallic acid     --   820.12 ± 27.34
  1. Results are mean ± SD (n = 3), each set in triplicate
  2. Units of IC50: (mg/ml)1
  3. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01;*** p < 0.001; NS = Non significant