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Table 1 IC50 values (mg/ml) obtained for the phenolic compounds, alkaloids, aqueous, and methanolic extracts of S. platensis on HepG2 and fibroblast cells

From: In vitro assessment of the cytotoxic effects of secondary metabolites from Spirulina platensis on hepatocellular carcinoma

Bioactive compoundsHepG2Fibroblast
Aqueous extract1.70 ± 0.142.34 ± 0.06
Methanolic extract1.28 ± 0.222.43 ± 0.04
Total phenolic compounds0.86 ± 0.141.07 ± 0.07
Total alkaloids0.53 ± 0.081.46 ± 0.05