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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Percentage fatality of brine shrimps expressed by methanolic extract and its different fraction of rhizome of Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers

From: Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers rhizomes inhibitory potential against diabetes and free radicals

Concentration (μg/ml) % age lethality by methanolic extract and its fractions Control
Methanolic extract Chloroform fraction Aqueous fraction n-hexane fraction
100 40.4 ± 1.3 a 30.3 ± 1.3 c 20.5 ± 1.6 10.3 ± 1.5 00 ± 00
250 50.6 ± 1.1 a 30.5 ± 1.2 c 20.4 ± 1.2 10.4 ± 1.3 00 ± 00
500 50.3 ± 1.4 a 40.6 ± 1.4 c 40.2 ± 1.4 30.5 ± 1.7 00 ± 00
1000 70.5 ± 1.2 a 50.4 ± 1.1 c 50.3 ± 1.1 40.3 ± 1.6 10.2 ± 1.1
  1. All the treated groups were compared with the control group. c indicates significance at P < 0.05 and a at p < 0.001 (Dunnett’s-test). Performed the experiments in triplicate (n = 3)