Genotoxicity test of Maytenus rigida and Aristolochia birostris in the radicular meristem of the onion, Allium cepa

Medicinal plants are an important source of treatment for many ailments, although little is known of the potential genotoxic effects of most species. In the present study, two species from diverse and medicinally important genera - Maytenus rigida Mart., Celastraceae, and Aristolochia birostris Duch...

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Publication Date:2012
Main Author: Mendes,Sandra S.
Other Authors: Andrade,Josivaldo A., Xavier,Maria Aldirene, Secundo Junior,José A., Pantaleão,Silmara M., Estevam,Charles S., Garcia,Carlos A.B., Ferrari,Stephen F.
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Farmacognosia
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0102-695X2012000100011
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