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- Boujnah, Dalenda, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Acta physiologiae plantarum 2017 v.39 no.9 pp. 206
- Hypophyllum; Ruscus; comet assay; fruit extracts; genotoxicity; humans; leaves; mutagens; polyphenols; traditional medicine
- ... Ruscus hypophyllum L. is a rare Mediterranean plant which is used in the traditional medicine. We studied its phenolic content and in vitro toxicity and genotoxicity using the neutral red uptake (NRU) test, the bacterial Vitotox test, and the comet assay in human C3A hepatic cells. Aqueous leaf and fruit extracts were investigated. Antigenotoxicity against 4-nitroquinoline-oxide (4NQO, 0.4 µg/mL) ...