Table 2

Anti-HIV-1 protease activity of aqueous ethanolic extracts of C. adenogonium
Sample name % Inhibition at various concentrations (μg/ml)
10 30 100 IC50(μg/ml)
Stem bark extract 27.6 ± 1.4 60.4 ± 1.4 70.9 ± 4.2 26.5
Leaf extract - - 17.4 ± 1.4 >100
Root extract 21.4 ± 0.9 66.7 ± 1.1 79.0 ± 1.8 24.7
Acetyl pepstatin* 70.0 ± 0.5 82.4 ± 0.4 88.5 ± 0.2 2.2

Key: The results are Mean ± SD (n = 3), * positive control, - no inhibition.

Mushi et al.

Mushi et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:163   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-163

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