Journal: Journal of Pharmacy Research

Article Id: JPRS-PHDRS-0000584
Title: In vitro cytotoxic and anticancer activities of Curculigo orchioides Gaerten. rhizomes
Category: Pharmacognosy and Herbal Drugs related study
Section: Research Article
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    The rhizomes of the plant Curculigo orchioides Gaerten. was extracted with methanol by Soxhlet extraction. The extracts were vacuum dried and subjected to cytotoxic and anticancer activities on cultured cell line. Preliminary phytochemical screening was performed to identify the different phytoconstituents. From the results it was evident that the plant C. orchioides neither acts as an anti cancer or cytotoxic agent.

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    N. Raaman 1, S. Selvarajan 2, C. P. Gunasekaran3, Varalakshmi Ilango3, Md IIliyas3,G. Balamurugan 4*

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    1 Centre for Advanced studies in Botany, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai-25.
    2 Central Research Institute for Siddha, Arumbakkam, Chennai-106.
    3 King’s Institute of Preventive Medicine, Guindy, Chennai-25.
    4 Dept. of Pharmacology, C. L. Baid Metha College of Pharmacy, Thoraipakkam, Chennai-97


    Received on: 27-04-2009; Accepted on: 01-06-2009

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    N. Raaman 1, S. Selvarajan 2, C. P. Gunasekaran3, Varalakshmi Ilango3, Md IIliyas3,G. Balamurugan 4*

    Title:In vitro cytotoxic and anticancer activities of Curculigo orchioides Gaerten. rhizomes
    Journal:Journal of Pharmacy Research
    Vol(issue):2 (August)
    Year:2009
    Page No: (1272-1273)
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    Methodology:In vitro cytotoxic and anticancer activities
    Research Materials:Curculigo orchioides Gaerten. rhizomes

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Curculigo orchioides Anticancer cytotoxic

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