Genotoxic potential of the latex from cotton-leaf physicnut (Jatropha gossypiifolia L.)

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Jatropha gossypiifolia L. (Euphorbiaceae), popularly known as cotton-leaf physicnut, is a milky shrub notable for its medicinal properties. The present study aimed to evaluate the toxic, cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of the latex of J. gossypiifolia, using Allium cepa L. as test system. Seeds of A. cepa were exposed to five concentrations of the latex (1… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S1415-475738120140162

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