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Fig. 1 | BMC Research Notes

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From: In vitro activity of Morinda citrifolia Linn. fruit juice against the axenic amastigote form of Leishmania amazonensis and its hydrogen peroxide induction capacity in BALB/c peritoneal macrophages

Fig. 1

Antileishmanial activity and H2O2 modulation by Morinda citrifolia. a Growth inhibition of axenic amastigote forms of Leishmania amazonensis and treated with M. citrifolia fruit juice. b Peritoneal macrophages from BALB/c treated with juice for 48 h increases hydrogen peroxide production. c Peritoneal macrophages from BALB/c infected with L. amazonensis did not statistically alter H2O2 production after 48 h of treatment with M. citrifolia fruit juice at 500 µg/mL. Data are expressed as mean ± SD and are representative of at least three independent experiments carried out in at least quintuplicate (n = 5); *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001 when compared with untreated group by Kruskal–Wallis test and Dunn’s multiple comparison test

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