Antimutagenic activity of two medicinal phytoextracts in somatic cells of Drosophila melanogaster.

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CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE We used the wing somatic assay in Drosophila melanogaster to test the hypothesis that two phytoextracts from Cecropia obtusifolia Bertol (Cecropiaceae) and Equisetum myriochaetum Schlecht. et Cham (Equisetaceae), which are used in folk medicine to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus, could detoxify the mutagen hydrogen peroxide. MATERIALS… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/13880209.2010.527992

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@article{Sortibrn2011AntimutagenicAO, title={Antimutagenic activity of two medicinal phytoextracts in somatic cells of Drosophila melanogaster.}, author={Am{\'e}rica Nitxin Casta{\~n}eda Sortibr{\'a}n and Mar{\'i}a Guadalupe Ordaz T{\'e}llez and Adolfo Andrade-Cetto and Claudia Segal Kischinevzky and Rosario Rodr{\'i}guez-Arnaiz}, journal={Pharmaceutical biology}, year={2011}, volume={49 6}, pages={640-7} }