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Anticancer, antioxidant and antimicrobial screening of extracts from Ziziphus Mucronata, heliotropium ciliatum and Gnidia polycephala from the Oshikoto region of Namibia

  title={Anticancer, antioxidant and antimicrobial screening of extracts from Ziziphus Mucronata, heliotropium ciliatum and Gnidia polycephala from the Oshikoto region of Namibia},
  author={Ilonga Secilia Kaenda},
A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of science (Chemistry). 
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Phytochemical analysis and selected biological activity of Phyllanthus parvulus Sond. var garipensis

Submitted to the Faculty of Science and Agriculture, in partial fulfillment ofthe requirements for the degree of Master of Science in the Department of Chemistry, at the University of Zululand,

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Screening of four plants commonly used in ethnoveterinary medicine for antimicrobial, antiprotozoal and anti-oxidant activity

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In vitro antibacterial activities of the methanol extract of Ziziphus mucronata Willd . subsp. mucronata Willd.

The study revealed the broad-spectrum potential of the plant as well as established its ethnobotanical relevance in the traditional treatment of diarrhoeae and dysentery and the MICindex indicated that the extract was bactericidal at higher concentrations and bacteriostatic at lower concentrations.

Cytotoxic Potentials of Red Alga, Laurencia brandenii Collected from the Indian Coast

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Antibacterial and anticandidal activity of Tylosema esculentum (marama) extracts

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Bioactivity guided cytotoxic activity of Clitoria ternatea utilizing brine shrimp lethality bioassay

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