Estrogenic properties of isoflavones derived from Millettia griffoniana.

@article{Wanda2006EstrogenicPO,
  title={Estrogenic properties of isoflavones derived from Millettia griffoniana.},
  author={Germain Jean Magloire Ketcha Wanda and Dieudonn{\'e} Njamen and Emmanuel Yankep and Maurice Tagatsing Fotsing and Zacharias Tanee Fomum and Jannette Wober and Susanne Starcke and Oliver Zierau and Guenter Vollmer},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={139-45}
}
In most developing countries, 70-80% of the population still resort to traditional medicine for their primary health care. This medicine utilises medicinal plants which are traditionally taken as concoction and infusion. The root and stem bark of Millettia griffoniana (Leguminosae), has been reported to contain isoflavonoids, alkaloids, and diterpenoids. The possible benefit of some bioactive isoflavones derived from M. griffoniana prompted us to screen them for estrogenic activity. Six… CONTINUE READING
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