Evaluation of anticarcinogenic and antimutagenic potential of Bauhinia variegata extract in Swiss albino mice.

@article{Agrawal2009EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of anticarcinogenic and antimutagenic potential of Bauhinia variegata extract in Swiss albino mice.},
  author={R. C. Agrawal and Sonam Pandey},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={913-6}
}
BACKGROUND Infusions from the bark of Bauhinia is used to treat various diseases in the traditional medical system of India and decoction of the roots is used in dyspepsia and act as an antidote to snake poison. Its chemopreventive potential for cancer was the subject of the present study. MATERIALS AND METHODS To evaluate the anticarcinogenicity and antimutagenicity of Kachanar extract a skin carcinogenesis and melanoma tumour model was used, along with micronucleus and chromosomal… CONTINUE READING

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