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Preliminary cytotoxicity screening of some medicinal plants of Bangladesh

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M.S. Rahman, B Begum, R Chowdhury, Khondaker Rahman, M.A. Rashid

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-52
Number of pages6
JournalDhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
Published2008

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The cytotoxic activity of the methanolic extracts of 35 plant species, including 28 traditionally used plants of Bangladesh was evaluated by the brine shrimp lethality bioassay technique. Among these, 19 plant extracts exhibited significant toxicity to brine shrimps with LC50 less than 10 μg/ml.

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