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International Journal of Herbal Medicine
Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part B (2016)

Evaluation of in vitro anticancer activity of Symplocos cochinchinensis (Lour.) S. Moore bark

Author(s): P Abida, A John De Britto, Joshy Antoney and T Leon Stephan Raj
Abstract: Symplocos cochinchinensis (Lour.) S. Moore is used in Indian system of traditional medicine to treat various kinds of diseases. Among the Symplocos species Symplocos cochinchinensis is very important species which is otherwise known as kabli-vetti or Lodh tree is widely distributed in tropical, subtropical areas in Asia, and America. The present study aims to evaluate the anticancer activity of Symplocos cochinchinensis bark. The plant material was collected from Wayanad district of Kerala and extracted with methanol. Three different cell lines (U87, Hep G2 and MCF7) used to investigate the anticancer potential of the plant. The result suggested that the anticancer potential of the bark was increased when the concentration of the plant material increases. Among the three cell lines U87 have the more activity. Further research required to isolate the pure compound from the bark in future for the preparation of the drug.
Pages: 117-119  |  1143 Views  47 Downloads
How to cite this article:
P Abida, A John De Britto, Joshy Antoney and T Leon Stephan Raj. Evaluation of in vitro anticancer activity of Symplocos cochinchinensis (Lour.) S. Moore bark. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2016; 4(6): 117-119.
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