Antiprotozoal activity and cytotoxicity of Lycopodium clavatum and Lycopodium complanatum subsp. chamaecyparissus extracts


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ERDOĞAN ORHAN İ., Sener B., Kaiser M., Brun R., Tasdemir D.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI, vol.38, no.4, pp.403-408, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/tjb.2013.07379
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.403-408
  • Keywords: Lycopodium, Lycopodiaceae, antiprotozoal activity, cytotoxicity, HUMAN AFRICAN TRYPANOSOMIASIS, HUPERZINE-A, NATURAL-PRODUCTS, DRUGS, RHODESIENSE, INHIBITOR, BRUCEI

Abstract

Objective: We assessed in vitro antiprotozoal activity of the petroleum ether (PE), chloroform (CHCl3), methanol (MeOH) and alkaloid (ALK) extracts of the ferns Lycopodium clavatum L. (LC) and L. complanatum L. subsp. chamaecyparissus (A. Br.) Doll. (LCC).