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Table 3 Antioxidant activity of different extract and standard (Average ± SD)

From: Pharmacological effects of the phytochemicals of Anethum sowa L. root extracts

   Average % of scavenging of different extract and standard
Dose Conc. (μg/mL) Log Conc. (μg/mL) Hexane (Hot. Ext.) Pet. Ether (Cold Ext.) Chloroform Ethyl acetate Methanol BHT Ascorbic acid
200 2.30 33.71 ± 0.33 35.91 ± 0.65 74.97 ± 0.89 87.11 ± 0.61 96.18 ± 0.31 93.02 ± 0.50 99.05 ± 0.21
100 2 22.26 ± 0.97 22.09 ± 0.45 70.23 ± 0.53 79.35 ± 0.44 87.34 ± 0.27 91.98 ± 0.19 98.35 ± 0.17
50 1.69 10.29 ± 0.37 13.26 ± 0.33 60.72 ± 0.38 57.41 ± 0.27 79.71 ± 0.60 85.51 ± 0.76 90.71 ± 0.60
25 1.39 8.57 ± 0.31 11.60 ± 0.29 44.63 ± 0.19 32.27 ± 0.68 66.46 ± 0.34 69.54 ± 0.60 85.31 ± 0.60
12.5 1.09 5.14 ± 0.18 8.29 ± 0.20 23.80 ± 0.51 22.58 ± 0.44 47.49 ± 0.93 55.87 ± 0.82 79.79 ± 0.18
6.25 0.79 1.71 ± 0.06 1.65 ± 0.04 16.08 ± 0.57 14.82 ± 0.54 33.53 ± 0.34 29.69 ± 0.97 69.67 ± 0.68
3.125 0.49 0 0 10.72 ± 0.38 9.01 ± 0.75 20.87 ± 0.53 25.63 ± 0.51 37.26 ± 1.12
1.562 0.19 0 0 5.36 ± 0.19 1.93 ± 0.09 12.65 ± 0.26 9.05 ± 0.51 27.02 ± 1.19
IC50 value 8.33 ± 0.21 mg/mL 4.74 ± 0.22 mg/mL 36.42 ± 0.41 μg/mL 33.48 ± 0.16 μg/mL 13.08 ± 0.03 μg/mL 11.84 ± 0.29 μg/mL 3.74 ± 0.05 μg/mL
  1. Each value is the mean ± SD of three determinations (n = 3) and p < 0.05