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Table 2 Antioxidant activity, enzymatic inhibition and cytotoxicity of selected Sudanese medicinal plants

From: A study of antioxidant activity, enzymatic inhibition and in vitro toxicity of selected traditional sudanese plants with anti-diabetic potential

Plant Extract DPPH radical scavenging assay % Iron chelating assay % Inhibition % of glycogen phosphorylase (5mg/ml) Brine shrimp lethality (LC50)
Acacia Senegal Ethanolic NOT ACTIVE NOT ACTIVE 0 83.8716
  Aqueous NOT ACTIVE NOT ACTIVE 0 17.9948
Ambrosia maritima Ethanolic 60.8 ± 0.04 NOT ACTIVE 2.2 39.7866
  Aqueous 21.2 ± 0.02 NOT ACTIVE 0 10.6353
Ammi visnaga Ethanolic 52.4 ± 0.03 NOT ACTIVE 0 8.1217
  Aqueous 52.4 ± 0.03 2.5 ± 0.03 0 32.6273
Foeniculum vulgare Ethanolic 60.7 ± 0.06 3.6 ± 0.05 0 0.012
  Aqueous 69.4 ± 0.003 NOT ACTIVE 0 893.97
Nigella sativa Ethanolic 47 ± 0.02 6.3 ± 0.02 0 11684.6
  Aqueous 19.3 ± 0.01 43.5 ± 0.04 0 122.268
Sesamum indicum Ethanolic NOT ACTIVE NOT ACTIVE 8.2 61.85
  Aqueous 40.3 ± 0.01 23.2 ± 0.02 0 1.7