Evaluation of antitumor activity of some medicinal plants of Bangladesh by potato disk bioassay. Academic Article uri icon


  • 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.

published proceedings

  • Fitoterapia

altmetric score

  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Haque, N., Chowdhury, S. A., Nutan, M. T., Rahman, G. M., Rahman, K. M., & Rashid, M. A.

citation count

  • 17

complete list of authors

  • Haque, N||Chowdhury, SA||Nutan, MT||Rahman, GM||Rahman, KM||Rashid, MA

publication date

  • January 2000