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Table 2 Total growth inhibition (TGI) of the ethanolic extract of geopropolis (EEGP), its hexane fraction (HF), and the positive control doxorubicin (Dox) on human normal and tumor cell lines

From: Antimicrobial and antiproliferative activities of stingless bee Melipona scutellaris geopropolis

Cell line TGI (μg/mL)
  EEGP HF Dox
Keratinocytes (HaCaT)a 43.20 32.00 0.96
Murine normal fibroblast (3T3)a 52.73 12.27 0.92
Glioma (U251) 21.18 7.17 1.08
Melanoma (UACC-62) 10.90 1.77 0.22
Breast (MCF-7) 26.41 14.09 2.19
Multidrug resistant ovarian (NCI/ADR-RES) 23.92 14.34 6.19
Kidney (786–0) 32.26 8.45 1.51
Lung (NCI-H460) 26.72 9.55 0.67
Prostate (PC-3) 20.54 5.96 1.15
Ovarian (OVCAR-3) 11.93 3.93 3.78
  1. a Normal cell lines.