Table 2

Total growth inhibition (TGI) of the ethanolic extract of geopropolis (EEGP), its hexane fraction (HF), and the positive control doxorubicin (Dox) on human normal and tumor cell lines
Cell line TGI (μg/mL)
EEGP HF Dox
Keratinocytes (HaCaT)a 43.20 32.00 0.96
Murine normal fibroblast (3T3)a 52.73 12.27 0.92
Glioma (U251) 21.18 7.17 1.08
Melanoma (UACC-62) 10.90 1.77 0.22
Breast (MCF-7) 26.41 14.09 2.19
Multidrug resistant ovarian (NCI/ADR-RES) 23.92 14.34 6.19
Kidney (786–0) 32.26 8.45 1.51
Lung (NCI-H460) 26.72 9.55 0.67
Prostate (PC-3) 20.54 5.96 1.15
Ovarian (OVCAR-3) 11.93 3.93 3.78

a Normal cell lines.

da Cunha et al.

da Cunha et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2013 13:23   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-13-23

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