Evaluation of (anti)genotoxic activities of Phyllanthus niruri L. in rat bone marrow using the micronucleus test

Phyllanthus niruri L. (Euphorbiaceae), known as "quebra-pedra" (Portuguese for "stonebreaker"), is an herb used for kidney disorders. In light of its frequent use by the population, the present study aimed to investigate the genotoxic, antigenotoxic and cytotoxic activities of a...

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Main Authors: Fernando Márlisson de Queiroz, Kayo Wanderson de Oliveira Matias, Mylena Mylana Freire da Cunha, Aline Schwarz
Format: Article
Published: Universidade de São Paulo 2013-03-01
Series:Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1984-82502013000100015