Evaluation of Cytotoxic and Antitumour Properties of Apodytes dimidiata and Characterisation of the Bioactive Component.

@article{Divya2015EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of Cytotoxic and Antitumour Properties of Apodytes dimidiata and Characterisation of the Bioactive Component.},
  author={Menon Kunnathully Divya and Sasidharan Salini and Thomas Chubicka and Achuthan C Raghavamenon and Thekkekara Devassy Babu},
  journal={Planta medica},
  year={2015},
  volume={81 18},
  pages={1705-11}
}
Apodytes dimidiata, belonging to the family Icacinaceae, is used for treating inflammation and various gastrointestinal ailments in Zulu traditional medicine. In the present study, significant cytotoxicity was exhibited by the methanolic extract of the A. dimidiata leaf against various cancer cell lines. The extract was purified partially through silica gel… CONTINUE READING