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Table 1 The effect of chloroform and methanol fractions on radiant tail flick latency and maximum possible protection (%)

From: Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of solvent fractions of the leaves of Moringa stenopetala Bak. (Moringaceae) in mice models

  Latency (sec) and Maximum possible protection (%)
Group Pretreatment 30 min % 60 min % 90 min % 120 min %
TE 2.05 ± 0.13 2.12 ± 0.08 2.52 ± 0.14 2.80 ± 0.16 2.66 ± 0.18
MO 2.22 ± 0.04 8.25 ± 0.08a3c3d3h3 77.5 8.92 ± 0.05a3c3d3h3 86.1 9.25 ± 0.04a3c3d3h3 90.3 8.56 ± 0.06a3c3d3h3 81.5
CF 100 2.15 ± 0.05 2.26 ± 0.06b3 1.4 2.54 ± 0.14b3 5.0 2.99 ± 0.11b3 10.6 2.64 ± 0.1 6.3
CF 200 2.13 ± 0.06 2.35 ± 0.04b3 2.8 2.88 ± 0.03b3 9.2 3.53 ± 0.09a3 17.9 3.88 ± 0.07h3a3 22.3
CF 400 2.2 ± 0.04 2.78 ± 0.07a3 7.5 3.40 ± 0.09h2a3 15.4 5.41 ± 0.09g2h3 41.2 4.04 ± 0.07a3 23.6
MF 100 2.16 ± 0.05 2.60 ± 0.03a3 5.6 3.29 ± 0.06h3a3 14.4 3.58 ± 0.09e3a3 18.2 4.27 ± 0.07a3 27.0
MF 200 2.23 ± 0.05 2.76 ± 0.07a3 6.9 3.70 ± 0.08a3h3 19.0 4.83 ± 0.07e2a3 33.4 4.15 ± 0.07a3 24.6
MF 400 2.23 ± 0.06 2.78 ± 0.05a3 7.1 3.86 ± 0.04a3f3g3 21.0 5.84 ± 0.06e1a3g3 46.6 5.41 ± 0.1e3a3g3 41.0
  1. Values are expressed as Mean ± S.E.M (n = 6); aagainst control, bagainst standard drug, cagainst CF100, dagainst CF200, eagainst CF400,fagainst MF 100, gagainst MF 200, hagainst MF 400. 1 P < 0.05, 2 P < 0.01, 3 P < 0.001; where TE tween eighty, MO morphine, CF and MF refers to chloroform and methanol fractions of Moringa stenopetala respectively; control received 2% Tween 80 where as standard received Morphine orally; Numbers refer to doses in mg/k