In vitro and in vivo safety of aqueous extracts of Graptopetalum paraguayense E. Walther.

@article{Chung2012InVA,
  title={In vitro and in vivo safety of aqueous extracts of Graptopetalum paraguayense E. Walther.},
  author={Yongsoo Chung and Su-Tze Chou and Jyun-Kai Jhan and Jihang Liao and Shu-Ju Chen},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={140 1},
  pages={
          91-7
        }
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Graptopetalum paraguayense E. Walther, a widely consumed vegetable in Taiwan, has many biological effects and has been used in folk medicine to alleviate hepatic disorders, exert diuretic effects, and relieve pain and infections. However, little data exist regarding its safety. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two genotoxicity assays were performed: chromosomal aberration of Chinese hamster ovary (CHO-K1 cells) (in vitro) and micronucleus assay in mice (in vivo). Acute… CONTINUE READING
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