In vitro cytotoxicity of methanol extracts of Hypericum wightianum and Hypericum hookerianuim against 3T3L1 cell lines

Authors

  • Narayanan Ravisankar Department of Chemistry, Sathyabama University, Chennai
  • Jerrine Joseph Centre for Drug Discovery and Development, Sathyabama University, Chennai
  • Manikkan Radhakrishana Centre for Drug Discovery and Development, Sathyabama University, Chennai
  • Thirunavukkarasu Rajasekar Centre for Drug Discovery and Development, Sathyabama University, Chennai

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjp.v11i2.26438

Keywords:

3T3L1 cell line, Cytotoxicity, Hypericum hookerianuim, Hypericum wightianum

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Published

2016-03-17

How to Cite

Ravisankar, N., J. Joseph, M. Radhakrishana, and T. Rajasekar. “In Vitro Cytotoxicity of Methanol Extracts of Hypericum wightianum and Hypericum Hookerianuim Against 3T3L1 Cell Lines”. Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 11, no. 2, Mar. 2016, pp. 328-9, doi:10.3329/bjp.v11i2.26438.

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