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Cytotoxic activity of selected Nigerian plants.
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Sapium ellipticum leaves showed activity comparable to the reference compound Cisplatin and greater cytotoxic activity than Combretum paniculatum, Celosia trigyna, Drymaria cordata, Cyathula achyranthoides and Cyathulas prostata. Expand
Cytotoxicity evaluation of selected Nigerian plants used in traditional cancer treatment
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Sapium exhibited a greater cytotoxic activity than all the plants tested and this provides scientific evidence to support the traditional use of the plant, which is also comparable to the activity of the reference compound Cisplatin in the MCF-7 cell line. Expand
Cytotoxic compounds from the leaves of Combretum paniculatum Vent
Combretum paniculatum Vent. (Combretaceae) is a shrub that is widespread in tropical Africa. It is used locally in the treatment of carcinomous tumors. The cytotoxic activity of pheophorbide a andExpand
Short Communication ISSN 0189-6016©2009
TLDR
Sapium ellipticum leaves showed activity comparable to the reference compound Cisplatin and greater cytotoxic activity than Combretum paniculatum, Celosia trigyna, Drymaria cordata, Cyathula achyranthoides and Cyathulas prostata. Expand