Evaluation of antitumor activity of some medicinal plants of Bangladesh by potato disk bioassay.
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The antitumor activity of the ethanolic extracts of 12 medicinal plants of Bangladesh, including the vincristine-vinblastine producing Catharanthus roseus was studied using the potato disk bioassay technique. Among these, 10 plant extracts at 25.0-microgram/disc exhibited significant inhibition of crown gall tumors caused by Agrobacterium tumefaciens.
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Haque, N., Chowdhury, S. A., Nutan, M. T., Rahman, G. M., Rahman, K. M., & Rashid, M. A
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Haque, N||Chowdhury, SA||Nutan, MT||Rahman, GM||Rahman, KM||Rashid, MA