Antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anticancer activity of 3 Umbilicaria species.

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The aim of this study is to investigate in vitro antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anticancer activity of the acetone extracts of the lichens Umbilicaria crustulosa, U. cylindrica, and U. polyphylla. Antioxidant activity was evaluated by 5 separate methods: free radical scavenging, superoxide anion radical scavenging, reducing power, determination of total… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2011.02459.x

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