In vitro anti-HIV and antioxidant activity of Hoodia gordonii (Apocynaceae), a commercial plant product

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BACKGROUND Hoodia gordonii products are widely commercialized for anti-obesity purposes; however, minimal research is available on the other health properties demonstrated by this popular herbal plant. METHODS H. gordonii crude extracts (ethanol and ethyl acetate) were assayed for in vitro anti-HIV-1 protease (PR), reverse transcriptase (RT) and integrase… (More)

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@inproceedings{Kapewangolo2016InVA, title={In vitro anti-HIV and antioxidant activity of Hoodia gordonii (Apocynaceae), a commercial plant product}, author={Petrina Kapewangolo and Michael Knott and Regina E. K. Shithigona and Sylvia L. Uusiku and Martha Kandawa-Schulz}, booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine}, year={2016} }