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Research Article

Assessment of Cytotoxic Activity of Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.), Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.), and Ginger (Zingiber officinale R.) Essential Oils in Cervical Cancer Cells (HeLa)

Table 2

IC50 values obtained by cytotoxicity assays (MTT: 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide and NR: 3-amino-7-dimethylamino-2-methylphenazine) in HeLa (treatment, T) and HepG2 (control, C) cells treated with R. officinalis (REO), C. longa (CEO), and Z. officinale (GEO) essential oils.

Essential oilMTT-IC50 (μg/mL) value
C (HepG2)T (HeLa)

REO633.0909.60.6960.1502
CEO614.7211.63.0510.1984
GEO635.1141.44.330

NRU-IC50 (μg/mL)-value
C (HepG2)T (HeLa)

REO633.0909.60.6960.1502
CEO614.736.616.795
GEO635.1129.94.489

difference at 5%.
difference at 10%.

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