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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

IC50 values for radical scavenging activities of extract of sweet wormwood tea

Solvent usedRadical scavenging IC50x (µg/mL)

DPPHSuperoxideNitric oxideHydroxyl
Distilled water48.47±0.16 b29.21±0.57 a202.71±3.55 c68.68±0.85 c
20% Ethanol46.50±0.05 a28.33±0.24 a175.07±4.38 b52.97±2.90 a
40% Ethanol57.78±1.24 d28.16±0.66 a155.78±3.78 a64.79±2.19 b
60% Ethanol52.32±0.26 c28.35±0.65 a178.11±4.66 b68.99±0.69 c
80% Ethanol59.05±0.29 d31.15±0.41 b176.80±6.98 b68.81±1.48 c
99.5% Ethanol77.83±0.23 e28.69±0.41 a212.34±9.46 c119.37±4.30 d

Values are expressed as mean±SD (n=3). Means with a column with the different letters (a-e) are significantly different (Tukey, p>0.05).

IC50 (µg/mL): Inhibition concentration at which 50% of radicals are scavenged.

J Plant Biotechnol 2019;46:338-45
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