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In vitro antifungal activity and cytotoxicity effects of fresh xylem sap of Hymenaea courbaril L. and its major constituent fisetin

  title={In vitro antifungal activity and cytotoxicity effects of fresh xylem sap of Hymenaea courbaril L. and its major constituent fisetin},
  author={M. P. Costa and M. C. V. Bozinis and W. Machado and Andrade and C. R. Costa and C. M. A. Oliveira and Luc{\'i}lia and Kato and O. Fernandes and L. K. H. Souza and Maria R R Silva},
Background: The great potential of plants has not yet been thoroughly explored scientifically and therefore it is very important to investigat e their pharmacological and toxicological activities to establish their real efficacy a nd safety. This study investigated the cytotoxicity of Hymenaea courbaril L and its bioactivity against the fungi Cryptococcus neoformans species complex and dermatophytes. Methods: The fresh xylem sap of H. courbaril was filtered resulting in an insoluble brown color… Expand

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