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Table 2 EC50 values of Tunisian thermophilic cyanobacterium Leptolyngbya sp

From: Therapeutic properties in Tunisian hot springs: first evidence of phenolic compounds in the cyanobacterium Leptolyngbya sp. biomass, capsular polysaccharides and releasing polysaccharides

  BME CME RME Vit C/EDTA
DPPH radicals scavenging assay 0.07 nd nd 0.07
Ferric Chelating ability nd 0.59 0.63 0.59
Hydroxyl radical scavenging assay 0.38 nd nd 1.17
  1. EC50 values were obtained by interpolation from non-linear regression analysis; nd not detected
  2. Methanol Extracts: Biomass (BME), Capsular polysaccharides (CME) and Releasing polysaccharides (RME)