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Table 3 IC50 and LC50 values of frankincense essential oil fractions on human pancreatic cancer cells

From: Frankincense essential oil prepared from hydrodistillation of Boswellia sacra gum resins induces human pancreatic cancer cell death in cultures and in a xenograft murine model

  Fraction I Fraction II Fraction III Fraction IV
IC50 values 1:270 1:330 1:600 1:1,200
MIA PaCa-2 1:440 1:590 1:860 1:1,230
Panc-28 1:440 1:700 1:930 1:1,560
DANG 1:570 1:720 1:950 1:1,350
BxPC-3     
LC50 values ND* ND 1:240 1:1,310
MIA PaCa-2 ND ND 1:310 1:1,140
Panc-28 ND ND NA** 1:820
DANG ND ND NA 1:700
BxPC-3     
  1. *ND: value was not determined.
  2. **NA: value was not available.