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Table 1 Comparison of inhibition of the elastase and collagenase for extracts of different parts of S. birrea

From: Anti-aging potential of extracts from Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst and its chemical profiling by UPLC-Q-TOF-MS

Plant part Elastase assay (% Inhibition ±SD) Collagenase assay (% Inhibition ±SD)
Stems 88.07 ± 2.26 76.92 ± 8.92
Leaves 53.60 ± 1.06 21.23 ± 7.74
Fruits 26.79 ± 6.61 25.89 ± 8.69
  Controls  
10% MeOH 1.45 ± 1.50 1.32 ± 0.73
EDTA   79.88 ± 9.10
Elafin 93.09 ± 4.10