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Table 1 Herbarium specimen identification and yield of crude extracts from the three Croton species

From: Croton gratissimus leaf extracts inhibit cancer cell growth by inducing caspase 3/7 activation with additional anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities

Plant name Family name Herbarium specimen no. Yield of extraction (%)
Water Acetone Ethanol
Croton gratissimus Burch. Euphorbiaceae PRU/122516 3.29 5.15 6.23
Croton pseudopulchellus Pax Euphorbiaceae PRU/122519 4.65 7.63 8.95
Croton sylvaticus Hochst. Euphorbiaceae PRU/122523 4.11 6.18 7.59