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Table 3 Xanthine oxidase and hyaluronidase enzyme inhibitory activities of total ethanol extracts of medicinal plants

From: In vitro pro-inflammatory enzyme inhibition and anti-oxidant potential of selected Sri Lankan medicinal plants

Plant Name Xanthine oxidase inhibition Hyaluronidase inhibition
Sphaeranthus indicus 30.35 ± 0.32a,f NI
Acronychia pedunculata 7.86 ± 0.14b,d 36.60 ± 1.02a
Calophyllum innophyllum 38.95 ± 1.28c NI
Symplocos cochinchinesis 44.86 ± 1.43c 27.49 ± 1.09b
Tinospora cordifolia 17.92 ± 1.73d NI
Flacourtia indica 70.46 ± 0.18e 36.67 ± 2.23a
Leucus zeylanica 13.26 ± 0.25d 24.38 ± 2.09b
Barathranthus nodiflorus 6.26 ± 0.93b 42.31 ± 2.00d
Diospyros ebenum 24.76 ± 2.16a 41.60 ± 1.18d
Argyreia populifolia 32.79 ± 2.16f 16.27 ± 1.00e
Allopurinol 99.26 ± 0.72g NA
Tannic acid NA 90.69 ± 0.50f
  1. Inhibition (%) of xanthine oxidase and hyaluronidase is recorded at 250 and 500 μg/mL assay concentrations respectively
  2. Data represented as mean ± SE (N = 3). Means followed by the same letter are not significantly different at p < 0.05, NA Not applicable