Genotoxicity of water extracts from hypoxis species

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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There is a continuous search for new medication against many diseases. The main reason is that existing remedies have unwanted side-effects and that they may lose their efficacy with time. Traditional medicinal plants are seen as an important source of possible new and interesting therapeutic drugs. Many of these plants, or preparations thereof, have shown their efficacy over the years but they have not been screened for potential adverse health effects as is the practice for modern medicines. It is therefore important to test such plants or their extracts for potential effects on health. W…

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