Angiogenic activity of Synadenium umbellatum Pax latex.

@article{MeloReis2010AngiogenicAO,
  title={Angiogenic activity of Synadenium umbellatum Pax latex.},
  author={Paulo Roberto de Melo-Reis and Leonardo de Souza Andrade and Carmen Br{\'a}s Silva and Lis Marina Mesquita Ara{\'u}jo and M{\'a}rcia Santos Pereira and F{\'a}tima Mru{\'e} and Lee Chen-Chen},
  journal={Brazilian journal of biology = Revista brasleira de biologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={70 1},
  pages={
          189-94
        }
}
Synadenium umbellatum Pax, popularly known as 'cola-nota', is a medicinal plant that grows in tropical regions. Latex of this plant is used to treat various diseases such as diabetes mellitus, Hansen s disease, tripanosomiases, leukemia and several malignant tumors. In the present study, the angiogenic activity of S. umbellatum latex was evaluated using the chick embryo chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) assay. Results showed significant increase of the vascular net (p < 0.05) compared to the… CONTINUE READING

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