African Journal of

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12291

Full Length Research Paper

Antithrombotic/anticoagulant and anticancer activities of selected medicinal plants from South Africa

Nalise Low Ah Kee1, Nandipha Mnonopi1, Hajierah Davids2, Ryno J. Naudé1and Carminita L. Frost1*
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 02 January 2008
  •  Published: 05 February 2008



1Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, P.O. Box 77000, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa.

2Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Parktown, 2193, South Africa.





Abbreviations: S2238, H-D-phenylalanyl-L-pipecolyl-p-nitroanilide dihydrochloride; DMSO, dimethyl sulfoxide; PVPP, polyvinylpolypyrrolidone; BSA, bovine serum albumin; DMEM, Dulbecco’s Modified Eagles Medium; FBS, fetal bovine serum; MTT, 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyl tetrazolium bromide; IC50, 50% inhibition.