Brine shrimp cytotoxicity potential of alpha-mangostin and dulxanthone D from Garcinia mangostana

  • Kandasamy Sasikumar Department of Integrative Biology, School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore, India
  • Asit Ranjan Ghosh Department of Integrative Biology, School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore, India
Keywords: Garcinia mangostana, Xanthones, Cytotoxicity

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Author Biographies

Kandasamy Sasikumar, Department of Integrative Biology, School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore, India

Research Scholar

Asit Ranjan Ghosh, Department of Integrative Biology, School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore, India

Senior Professor

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Published
2019-07-14
How to Cite
Sasikumar, K., and A. Ghosh. “Brine Shrimp Cytotoxicity Potential of Alpha-Mangostin and Dulxanthone D from Garcinia Mangostana”. Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology, Vol. 14, no. 3, July 2019, pp. 123-4, doi:10.3329/bjp.v14i3.41403.
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