In-vitro antiproliferative activity of M. Azedarach

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PharmaTutor (February - 2017)


ISSN: 2347 - 7881
(Volume 5, Issue 2)


Received On: 04/10/2016; Accepted On: 26/10/2016; Published On: 01/02/2017


Deepak Chowrasia1*, Nisha Sharma1, Mohammad Arshad2
1University Institute of Pharmacy, CSJM University, Kanpur, U.P.-208024, India
2Molecular Endocrinology Lab, Department of Zoology, Lucknow University, Lucknow, U.P.-226007, India



ABSTRACT: Preliminary screening of different crude extract of. M. azedarach was evaluated against human cancer cell lines viz. MCF-7 (breast cancer), SaOS-2 (osteosarcoma), and A431 (epidermoid carcinoma) to search for better herbal based anticancer agent. Solvents used were water, methanol, ethanol, n-butanol, & n-hexane. It has been found that among solvents, methanolic extract of M. azedarach shows comparatively superior activity suggesting presence of phytoconstituents comprising polar functionalities.



How to cite this article: Chowrasia D, Sharma N, Arshad M; In-vitro antiproliferative activity of M. Azedarach; PharmaTutor; 2017; 5(2); 46-49