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Table 5 Enzyme inhibition assays of M. buxifolia leaves and stem extracts

From: Metabolic fingerprinting, antioxidant characterization, and enzyme-inhibitory response of Monotheca buxifolia (Falc.) A. DC. extracts

Extract AChE (mgGALAE/g) BChE (mgGALAE/g) Tyrosinase (mgKAE/g) Amylase (mmolACAE/g) Glucosidase (mmolACAE/g)
Leaves Methanol 4.70 ± 0.08a 3.01 ± 0.60b 132.90 ± 1.68b 0.56 ± 0.06b 59.50 ± 0.25a
Chloroform 3.87 ± 0.07b 2.05 ± 0.20c 121.31 ± 0.38c 0.56 ± 0.02b 58.28 ± 0.37a
Stem Methanol 4.66 ± 0.04a 3.95 ± 0.42ab 140.16 ± 2.27a 0.67 ± 0.03a 59.48 ± 0.10a
Chloroform 4.62 ± 0.03a 4.27 ± 0.55a 137.93 ± 0.87a 0.66 ± 0.05a 59.09 ± 0.09a
  1. All values expressed are means ± S.D. of three parallel measurements. GALAE: galatamine equivalent; KAE: kojic acid equivalent; ACAE: acarbose equivalent. Different letters within column indicate significant differences in the extracts (p < 0.05)