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Medicinal Uses and Molecular Identification of TwoMomordica charantia Varieties – a review

  title={Medicinal Uses and Molecular Identification of TwoMomordica charantia Varieties {\~A}¢{\^A}€{\^A}“ a review},
  author={Ananya Paul and Sarmistha Sen Raychaudhuri},
  journal={Electronic Journal of Biology},
Momordica charantia is a tendril bearing medicinally important vine. Medicinal properties of the plant include antimicrobial, antihelminthic, anticancerous, antimutagenic, antitumourous, abortifacient, antifertility, antidiabetic. Amongst the various medicinal properties, antidiabetic property of M. charantia is of utmost importance to human beings and animals. Mixture of steroidal saponins known as charantins, insulin-like peptides and alkaloids are the hypoglycemic constituents of M… 

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