Effect of different spice extracts on viability of Jurkat cells. Jurkat cells were incubated with 1mg/mL of 50% ethanolic extracts of different spices for 72 hr. Viable cells were counted by trypan blue assay as described in methods. Fenugreek and cinnamon extracts were highly cytotoxic and affected the viability of most of the cells.
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