Genotoxicity and cytotoxicity of Erythrina velutina Willd., Fabaceae, on the root meristem cells of Allium cepa

The effects of the decoction of Erythrina velutina Willd., Fabaceae, were investigated using the root meristem cells of Allium cepa L., Amaryllidaceae. Ten concentrations of the aqueous extract (0.125 to 1.25%) of this medicinal plant were analyzed at both macroscopic and microscopic levels. All con...

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Publication Date:2011
Main Author: Silva,Déborah S. B. S.
Other Authors: Garcia,Anuska C. F. S., Mata,Samuel S., Oliveira,Betejane de, Estevam,Charles S., Scher,Ricardo, Pantaleao,Silmara M.
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=S0102-695X2011000100016
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