Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00003769
Title: Genotoxic and antimutagenic activity of Ficus carica aqueous extract
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Ficus carica belongs to the family of Moraceae. The tree which is also known as F. carica is widely spread in the tropical and subtropical countries which have edible fruits which have high commercial value. To know more about the potential health-promoting constituents of fig fruits, Genotoxic and antimutagenic activity of aqueous Ficus carica extract was carried out. Materials and Methods: Genotoxic and antimutagenic activity of Ficus carica aqueous extract was carried out by AMES test and COMET assay. Results and Discussion: From the study, Genotoxic and antimutagenic activity of Ficus carica aqueous extract was proved.

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    Sheetal Kumari 1 , V. Vishnu Priya2 , R. Gayathri 2 *

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    1 Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: V. Vishnu Priya, Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    Sheetal Kumari 1 , V. Vishnu Priya2 , R. Gayathri 2 *

    Title:Genotoxic and antimutagenic activity of Ficus carica aqueous extract
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (July)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (1382-1384)
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    Methodology:Antimutagenic activity, genotoxicity
    Research Materials:Ficus carica

Keywords

Antimutagenic activity Ficus carica genotoxicity

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