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Table 5 Effective inhibition concentration (EC50) of fresh and dried fruit peel extracts against tyrosinase

From: Effect of drying on the bioactive compounds, antioxidant, antibacterial and antityrosinase activities of pomegranate peel

Treatment Monophenolase Diphenolase
(IC50 mg/ml)
Freeze dried 107.73 ± 10.08a 86.93 ± 15.23ab
40 °C 45.07 ± 6.05b 119.79 ± 20.23a
50 °C 22.95 ± 1.53c 74.05 ± 10.27ab
60 °C 64.27 ± 10.35b 62.09 ± 2.98b
Arbutin (mg/ml) 44.00 ± 5.56b 14.99 ± 2.52c
  1. Mean in column with different letter(s) (a-c) differ significantly (P < 0.05) according to Duncan’s multiple range test. IC50 (mg/ml), concentration for inhibitory 50 % of tyrosinase. Data represent the Mean ± SE (n = 3)