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- Hashim, A., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- South African journal of botany 2013 v.88 pp. 265-272
- DNA damage; Nyctaginaceae; alkaloids; alpha-amylase; antioxidant activity; ethanol; flavonoids; free radical scavengers; high performance liquid chromatography; lipids; medicinal plants; methanol; nitrogen; plasmids; proteins; reactive oxygen species; saponins; screening; terpenoids
- ... Boerhaavia diffusa Linn. of family Nyctaginaceae is a known traditional medicinal plant and has been used in the treatment of many free radical mediated diseases. Excessive formation of free radicals, either reactive oxygen species (ROS) or reactive nitrogen species (RNS) is responsible for damaging various biomolecules like DNA, lipids and proteins. The present investigation was initially carried ...