Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3786

Full Length Research Paper

Anti inflammatory properties of the root tubers of Gloriosa superba and its conservation through micropropagation

Nikhila, G. S
  • Nikhila, G. S
  • Department of Botany, University College, Thiruvananthapuram-34, Kerala, India.
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Sangeetha, G
  • Sangeetha, G
  • Department of Botany, University College, Thiruvananthapuram-34, Kerala, India.
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Swapna*, T. S.
  • Swapna*, T. S.
  • Department of Botany, University College, Thiruvananthapuram-34, Kerala, India.
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  •  Received: 10 July 2014
  •  Accepted: 11 November 2014
  •  Published: 03 January 2015

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