Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3834

Table of Content: April, 2024; 18(3)

April 2024

In vitro cytotoxic activity of forage peanut (Arachis pintoi Krapov. & W.C. Greg.) oil against leukemic and tumor cell lines

Arachis pintoi Krapov. and W.C. Greg. is widely used as forage and displays high seed productivity. Its seed oil contains high levels of phytosterols, mainly β-sitosterol, which has been associated with several biological properties, including cytotoxic activity against different types of cancer. In this study, we investigated the cytotoxic activity of its seed oil against five cancer cell lines using the MTT...

Author(s): Isabela Brandão de Sousa, Girlaine Pereira da Silva, Renata de Oliveira Garcia, Eduardo Fonseca, Katia Costa de Carvalho Sabino, Graça Justo, Georgia Pacheco and Elisabeth Mansur