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Table 2 DPPH radical scavenging and acetylcholinesterase inhibition by different extracts of Trichilia catigua

From: Antioxidant, anticholinesterase and antifatigue effects of Trichilia catigua (catuaba)

Extract or positive control DPPH scavenging
EC50 (μg/mL)
AChE inhibition
IC50 (μg/mL)
Hexane 53 (28–136) 346 (270–502)
Chloroform 60 (35–145) 313 (193–1128)
Hydroalcoholic 43 (7–210) 142 (112–196)
Aqueous 52 (24–150) 315 (230–527)
Rutin 44 (9–216)
Rivastigmine 18 (0–136)
  1. The EC50, IC50 and 95% confidence interval (in parenthesis) were calculated by linear regression using the mean of 3–4 assays for each concentration
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