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The male anti-fertility effects of embelin and some of Its closely related benzoquinones

@inproceedings{Githui1990TheMA,
  title={The male anti-fertility effects of embelin and some of Its closely related benzoquinones},
  author={E. K. Githui},
  year={1990}
}
There is a broad range of biological activities acclaimed to benzoquinones and their derivatives. Verification of these claims awaits solid scientific evaluation. Embelin, a crystalline benzoquinone is extractable from locally available plants viz Embelia schimperi. Rapanea melanphloes. Maesa___ lanceolata and Myrsine africana. Other species of this plant e.g. Embelia ribes occurs widely in the tropical climates. Several reports, originally folkloric but now in scientific papers have been… Expand

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