TABLE 1.

In vitro trypanocidal activities of the different fractions obtained throughout the purification of C. sinensis green teaa

FractionMBC (mg/ml) for trypomastigote lysis
90%50%
F1 (aqueous extract)20.2
F3 (dichloromethane extract)NoneNone
F4 (diethylether extract)104
F5 (ethyl acetate extract)10.5
F25 (LH-20-purified fraction)0.60.04
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